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Table 4 Comparison of regression model results: hazard ratios for the risk of alcohol-related hospital admission for each socioeconomic measure

From: Drinking beer, wine or spirits – does it matter for inequalities in alcohol-related hospital admission? A record-linked longitudinal study in Wales

 EventsPerson-yearsBasic modelAdjusted model
 HR (95% CI; p-value)HR (95% CI; p-value)
i) Area deprivation (Model A/B)
 Less deprived 60% (ref)14839,801.111
 Most deprived 40%13123,837.71.75 (1.23–2.48; 0.002)1.48 (1.01–2.17; 0.043)
ii) Social class (NSSEC)
 Professional and managerial (ref)8025,623.111
 Intermediate3911,277.21.52 (0.86–2.7; 0.152)1.3 (0.67–2.52; 0.436)
 Routine and manual14625,297.12.03 (1.3–3.15; 0.002)1.81 (1.09–3; 0.022)
 Never worked/long-term unempl.141441.55.65 (2.49–12.82; <  0.001)4.04 (1.55–10.51; 0.004)
iii) Employment
 Employed (ref)3630,724.811
 Not employed24332,914.13.87 (2.24–6.69; <  0.001)3.38 (1.97–5.65; <  0.001)
iv) Housing Tenure
 Home owner (ref)12747,376.911
 Private rental157104.51.13 (0.56–2.27; 0.729)1 (0.49–2.07; 0.992)
 Social rental1379154.43.97 (2.73–5.77; <  0.001)2.89 (1.9–4.42; <  0.001)
v) Highest qualification
 Degree (ref)6611,254.911
 Other11739,486.61.25 (0.72–2.15; 0.428)1.03 (0.57–1.84; 0.926)
 None9612,897.42.38 (1.32–4.31; 0.004)1.78 (0.93–3.4; 0.083)
  1. HR: hazard ratio; 95% CI: 95% confidence interval; N = 11,038