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Table 3 Associations of childhood and current socioeconomic status summary scores with odds of having self-reported doctor-diagnosed arthritis 1

From: Independent associations of childhood and current socioeconomic status with risk of self-reported doctor-diagnosed arthritis in a family-medicine cohort of North-Carolinians

SES Scores (N) Univariate Model 1 Model 2 Model 3 Model 4
OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Current2      
  High (426) 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
  Med (388) 1.30 (1.04, 1.61) 1.17 (0.91, 1.50) 1.19 (0.92, 1.53) 1.29 (0.98, 1.71) 1.28 (0.98, 1.66)
  Low (363) 2.03 (1.47, 2.81) 1.62 (1.16, 2.25) 1.67 (1.22, 2.30) 1.71 (1.16, 2.51) 1.66 (1.14, 2.42)
  Lowest (99) 2.02 (1.22, 3.32) 1.49 (0.95, 2.34) 1.68 (1.08, 2.62) 2.11 (1.21, 3.67) 2.08 (1.16, 3.74)
Childhood3      
  High (268) 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
  Med (395) 1.23 (1.01, 1.50) 1.14 (0.92, 1.42) 1.17 (0.94, 1.46) 1.10 (0.86, 1.41) 1.02 (0.80, 1.31)
  Low (401) 1.86 (1.37, 2.53) 1.58 (1.15, 2.17) 1.66 (1.21, 2.28) 1.26 (0.91, 1.75) 1.14 (0.82, 1.59)
  Lowest (212) 2.66 (1.92, 3.68) 2.13 (1.56, 2.90) 2.19 (1.58, 3.05) 1.62 (1.20, 2.19) 1.39 (1.04, 1.85)
  1. Bolded results are significant at the 0.05 level.
  2. Model 1: together, without covariate adjustments; Model 2: mutually adjusted for race gender; Model 3: mutually adjusted for race, gender, age; Model 4: mutually adjusted for race, gender, age, bmi.
  3. 1Parameters are odds ratio (OR) and 95% confidence intervals (CI).
  4. 2Current SES referent category defined as some education past high school, homeownership and occupation either “professional” or “managerial and related”.
  5. 3Childhood SES referent category defined as maternal education greater than or equal to than high school, paternal occupation “professional”, “managerial and related” or “sales and office”, and parental homeownership.
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