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Socio-economic position and health: what you observe depends on how you measure it
Journal of public health
A number of different socio-economic classifications have been used in relation to health in the United Kingdom. The aim of this study was to compare the predictive power of different socio-economic classifications in relation to a range of health measures. Methods A postal questionnaire was sent to a random sample of adults in the West of Scotland (sampling from 1997 electoral roll, response rate 50 per cent achieved sample 2,867) Results Associations between social position and health vary bydoi:10.1093/pubmed/fdg089 pmid:14747587 fatcat:i6v2sprj2vhd3hvnvmulys7jwe