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Table 4 Self reported morbidity by country of birth and residence for the economically inactive stratified by sex (odds ratios and 95% CIs)

From: Is there a "Scottish effect" for self reports of health? Individual level analysis of the 2001 UK census

  Limiting illness Not good health
Economically inactive – Men (age adjusted)
Lives in England born in England (n = 46647) 1 1
Lives in England born in Scotland (n = 1276) 1.02 (0.91 to 1.15) 1.06 (0.95 to 1.19)
Lives in Scotland born in England (n = 552) 0.73*** (0.61 to 0.86) 0.81* (0.68 to 0.97)
Lives in Scotland born in Scotland (n = 6650) 1.29*** (1.22 to 1.36) 1.15*** (1.09 to 1.21)
+SEP adjusted1
Lives in England born in England 1 1
Lives in England born in Scotland 0.92 (0.82 to 1.04) 0.98 (0.87 to 1.10)
Lives in Scotland born in England 0.73*** (0.61 to 0.87) 0.82* (0.69 to 0.99)
Lives in Scotland born in Scotland 1.06 (1.00 to 1.12) 0.98 (0.93 to 1.04)
Economically inactive – Women (age adjusted)
Lives in England born in England (n = 102156) 1 1
Lives in England born in Scotland (n = 2304) 1.09* (1.00 to 1.19) 1.14** (1.03 to 1.26)
Lives in Scotland born in England (n = 1179) 0.94 (0.83 to 1.06) 0.98 (0.85 to 1.14)
Lives in Scotland born in Scotland (n = 12569) 1.55*** (1.49 to 1.61) 1.47*** (1.41 to 1.53)
+SEP adjusted1
Lives in England born in England 1 1
Lives in England born in Scotland 1.07 (0.98 to 1.17) 1.11* (1.01 to 1.23)
Lives in Scotland born in England 0.98 (0.86 to 1.11) 1.03 (0.89 to 1.19)
Lives in Scotland born in Scotland 1.30*** (1.25 to 1.36) 1.24*** (1.18 to 1.29)
  1. 1 Adjusted for age, tenure, housing condition and car ownership.
  2. * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001.