Table 2

Odds ratios for the association between Mosaic group and receiving smoking cessation interventions (UK, 2008–10)
Mosaic group n Advice Prescription
% received OR* (95% CI) LRT P-value % received OR** (95% CI) LRT P-value
A (Successful professionals living in desirable areas) 21,348 50.1 1.00 < 0.001 13.0 1.00 < 0.001
B (Young families living in new housing estates) 43,373 50.2 1.10 (1.00-1.22) 17.4 1.32 (1.18-1.47)
C (Older families living in suburbs) 51,081 52.4 1.09 (1.00-1.19) 14.3 1.11 (1.00-1.22)
D (Close-knit inner city and manufacturing town communities) 66,338 53.0 1.16 (1.05-1.28) 16.9 1.29 (1.14-1.47)
E (Young, educated and single individuals living in areas of transient populations) 13,352 50.5 1.13 (0.95-1.35) 14.0 1.01 (0.87-1.18)
F (People with uncertain employment living in social housing in deprived areas) 22,286 57.2 1.35 (1.20-1.52) 17.3 1.28 (1.12-1.47)
G (Low-income families living in estate based social housing) 37,455 56.2 1.31 (1.17-1.47) 19.5 1.50 (1.31-1.73)
H (Upwardly mobile families living in former social housing) 65,644 55.1 1.25 (1.13-1.37) 18.3 1.41 (1.26-1.58)
I (Older people with high care needs living in social housing) 11,889 59.6 1.22 (1.09-1.36) 17.5 1.43 (1.26-1.63)
J (Independent older people with relatively active lifestyles) 24,355 52.9 1.03 (0.94-1.14) 15.6 1.24 (1.10-1.40)
K (People living in rural areas far from urbanisation) 14,415 49.9 0.99 (0.88-1.12) 17.0 1.35 (1.16-1.57)
Missing 89,402 52.1 1.12 (0.97-1.29) 15.5 1.18 (0.99-1.40)

*adjusted for age, gender and chronic condition **adjusted for age, gender, chronic condition and advice given.

OR = odds ratio; 95% CI = 95% confidence interval.

Douglas and Szatkowski

Douglas and Szatkowski BMC Public Health 2013 13:546   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-546

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