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The new UK National Statistics Socio-Economic Classification (NS-SEC); investigating social class differences in self-reported health status.

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BACKGROUND: The new UK National Statistics Socio-Economic Classification (NS-SEC) is theoretically based on differences in employment relations and conditions. Differences in employment relations could account for some of the often observed social class differences in health in the United Kingdom. This study investigates the associations of the NS-SEC with a well-validated health outcome measure--the Short Form health survey (SF-36). METHODS: Data from the Oxford Healthy Lifestyles Survey III...

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10.1093/pubmed/22.2.182

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Journal:
Journal of public health medicine
Volume:
22
Issue:
2
Pages:
182-190
Publication date:
2000-06-05
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EISSN:
1464-3782
ISSN:
0957-4832
URN:
uuid:b0f03169-ae62-4ef7-ab49-72bc3cbcc7ad
Source identifiers:
162358
Local pid:
pubs:162358

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