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Table 3 Hazard Ratios (95% CI) for Categories of Socioeconomic Status at the third and last Stage of Correction for Baseline Factors

From: The effect of socioeconomic status on three-year mortality after first-ever ischemic stroke in Nanjing, China

  Plus smoking p Plus all factors* p
Education     
   Illiteracy 0.76(0.35–1.67) 0.492 0.79(0.31–2.01) 0.624
   Primary school 1.11(0.50–2.48) 0.801 0.97(0.39–2.40) 0.940
   Junior high school 0.80(0.36–1.80) 0.592 0.70(0.28–1.77) 0.455
   Senior high school 1.16(0.45–3.02) 0.757 0.96(0.33–2.78) 0.934
   Technical training 1.98(0.70–5.60) 0.197 1.81(0.62–5.28) 0.277
   University degree 1   1  
Occupation     
   Unemployed 6.85(3.21–14.60) <0.001 5.77(2.67–12.46) <0.001
   Manual worker 5.23(2.87–9.52) <0.001 5.18(2.84–9.44) <0.001
   Non-manual worker 1   1  
Income     
   0 yuan 5.94(3.49–10.11) <0.001 5.45(3.18–9.34) <0.001
   <1000 yuan 2.34(1.43–3.84) 0.001 2.22(1.34–3.66) 0.002
   ≥ 1000 yuan 1   1  
Housing space     
   < 10 m2/person 2.11(1.22–3.66) <0.001 2.13(1.23–3.70) 0.007
   10 to 20 m2/person 1.29(0.86–1.93) 0.223 1.17(0.77–1.77) 0.473
   20 to 40 m2/person 1.66(1.11–2.49) 0.013 1.52(1.01–2.28) 0.046
   ≥ 40 m2/person 1   1  
  1. For each variable, the last category serves as reference category.
  2. * All factors include including age, sex, smoking, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, hypercholesterolemia, atrial fibrillation, myocardial infarction, prior TIA and NIHSS.