Table 3

Odds ratios for the association between Mosaic type and receiving smoking cessation interventions (UK, 2008–10)
Advice Prescribing
Mosaic Types ordered from lowest to highest OR N (% received) OR* (95% CI) LRT P-value Mosaic Types ordered from lowest to highest OR N (% received) OR** (95% CI) LRT P-value
E34 (Halls of residence and other buildings occupied mostly by students) 393 (41.5) 1.00 < 0.001 A01 (Financially successful people living in smart flats in cosmopolitan inner city locations) 375 (6.9) - < 0.001
K61 (Low income farmers struggling on thin soils in isolated upland locations) 725 (46.6) 1.15 (0.86-1.53) E29 (Economically successful singles living in privately rented inner city flats) 1,583 (9.9) 1.56 (1.13-2.17)
A03 (Successful managers living in large housing in outer suburbia) 2,651 (48.0) 1.17 (0.86-1.59) A03 (Successful managers living in large housing in outer suburbia) 2,651 (9.5) 1.75 (0.96-3.21)
A04 (Financially secure couples, many close to retirement, living in desirable suburbs) 2,306 (49.8) 1.20 (0.91-1.58) C20 (Successful members of the Asian community living in suburbs) 3,585 (10.7) 1.84 (1.08-3.14)
K57 (Communities of retired people and second home owners in areas of high environmental quality) 784 (49.1) 1.22 (0.91-1.65) A02 (Highly educated senior professionals mainly working in media, politics and law) 1,537 (11.2) 2.02 (1.25-3.26)
A02 (Highly educated senior professionals mainly working in media, politics and law) 1,537 (47.8) 1.22 (0.86-1.74) F36 (High density social housing with high levels of diversity, mainly in inner London) 2,983 (12.5) 2.09 (1.19-3.66)
D26 (Communities of low paid factory workers, many of South Asian descent) 1,250 (55.4) 1.75 (1.36-2.25) G43 (Elderly, many in poor health due to work in heavy industry, in low rise social housing) 13,334 (19.5) 3.67 (2.27-5.94)
F36 (High density social housing with high levels of diversity, mainly in inner London) 2,983 (56.9) 1.76 (1.29-2.41) B08 (Families and singles living in developments built after 2001) 1,399 (19.7) 3.70 (2.27-6.03)
D27 (Second generation settlers from diverse communities living in multi-cultural inner city terraces) 5,177 (57.3) 1.80 (1.39-2.33) J56 (Neighbourhoods with retired people and transient singles, working in the health industry) 1,652 (18.6) 3.71 (2.19-6.29)
F38 (Singles, childless couples and elderly, living in high rise social housing) 1,178 (61.4) 1.86 (1.45-2.39) G41 (Families, many of which are single parent, living in deprived social housing on the edge of regional areas) 7,515 (20.4) 3.73 (2.31-6.03)
F40 (Older tenements of small private flats, often occupied by highly disadvantaged individuals) 2,627 (61.4) 2.10 (1.52-2.92) I50 (Elderly receiving care in homes or sheltered accommodation) 3,551 (18.0) 3.78 (2.32-6.15)
A01 (Financially successful people living in smart flats in cosmopolitan inner city locations) 375 (69.6) 3.56 (1.28-9.12) K57 (Communities of retired people and second home owners in areas of high environmental quality) 784 (21.1) 4.37 (2.55-7.49)

*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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