Table 1

Description of SES Measures

SES Measure

Sample Included

Source of Information

Level of Measurement


Household income

Full sample

Income information reported by a household member

Individual

Neighbourhood income quintiles

Full sample

Census tabulations (EA level)

Neighbourhood

Neighbourhood education quintiles

Full sample

Census tabulations (EA level)

Neighbourhood

Parental Blishen SES Index

Adolescents living with parent/s

Parental occupation information reported by a household member

Individual

Parental education

Adolescents living with parent/s

Parental education information reported by a household member

Individual


Potter et al. BMC Public Health 2005 5:132   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-5-132

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