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Table 3 Prevalence estimates and odds ratios for associations between intersectional social status with health service use

From: Barrier or stressor? The role of discrimination experiences in health service use

  Health service use (last 12 months)
Any mental health service use Secondary physical health service use
n (%) OR 95% (CI)a OR(95% CI) b n (%) OR(95% CI) a OR(95% CI) b
Total 181(17.1)    530(48.0)   
Indicators of intersectional social identity
 Migrant, mixed ethnicity, low SES 30(30.5) 4.29(2.37-7.74) 1.46(0.73-2.93) 53(49.8) 1.33(0.83-2.14) 0.59(0.36-0.99)
 White British, low SES 21(20.5) 2.52(1.33-4.78) 0.88(0.40-1.90) 74(67.2) 2.74(1.67-4.50) 1.00(0.60-1.68)
 Non migrant, mixed ethnicity, student 27(23.2) 2.95(1.63-5.33) 1.83(0.93-3.58) 52(47.7) 1.22(0.78-1.91) 1.48(0.88-2.49)
 Non migrant, mixed ethnicity, skilled 26(16.1) 1.87(1.04-3.38) 1.27(0.65-2.47) 81(49.7) 1.32(0.89-1.98) 1.07(0.69-1.67)
 Mixed migration status, mixed ethnicity, economically inactive 19(20.0) 2.44(1.28-4.64) 2.27(1.11-4.64) 61(61.3) 2.12(1.32-3.39) 1.16(0.66-2.03)
 Migrant, mixed ethnicity, high SES 28(15.7) 1.81(1.02-3.22) 1.63(0.88-3.00) 72(37.8) 0.81(0.56-1.19) 0.72(0.47-1.09)
 White British, high SES (reference group) 30(9.3) 1.00 1.00 137(42.8) 1.00 1.00
  1. Weighted percentages to account for survey design; frequencies are unweighted and may not add up due to missing values
  2. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval
  3. a Unadjusted models
  4. b Adjusted for age (continuous variable), gender, mental/physical disorder and long standing illness