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Table 4 personal and socio-economic factors of the study mothers tested versus CTVB of home address (n.1360).

From: Council tax valuation band predicts breast feeding and socio-economic status in the ALSPAC study population

Personal or socio-economic factor Range cross-tabulated versus CTVBs A – E+ X2 for trend Degrees of freedom P value
Mother's social class by RG classification I, II, IIINM, IIIM, IV, V 95.30 1 < 0.001
Mother's weekly family income at recruitment < £100, £100–199, £200–299, £300–399, >£400 128.6 1 < 0.001
Money from DSS for baby equipment Yes or no 30.3 1 < 0.001
Mother's highest educational attainment CSE, Vocational, O-level, A-level, Degree 136.0 1 < 0.001
Partner's highest educational attainment CSE, Vocational, O-level, A-level, Degree 101.9 1 < 0.001
Mother's accommodation status Owned, mortgaged, council-rented, housing association rented, privately rented (furnished), privately rented (unfurnished), other 73.7 1 <0.001
Number living rooms in mother's accommodation 0 – 10 inclusive 126.0 1 < 0.001
Mould or damp in mother's accommodation Yes or no 10.0 1 0.002
Mother smoking cigarettes in pregnancy Yes or no 73.6 1 < 0.001
Mother smoking cigarettes since birth of child Yes or no 75.0 1 < 0.001