Table 2

(B) Multilevel logistic regression showing odds ratios (and 95% confidence intervals) of coronary heart disease by age, individual income, and deciles of Care Need Index (CNI) for the 1 325 284 men aged 40 to 64 years and residing in 8547 neighbourhoods 31 December 1995, followed up until 31 December 1999

MenAge adjustedFull model
*Annual individual income in euros: 1st quintile (25500), 2nd quintile (18800), 3rd quintile (15900), 4th quintile (13200), 5th quintile (9100).
†Using age adjusted variance as reference ( = 0.52). SE, standard error.
Individual characteristics (age and income included) (age, income and CNI included)
Median income*
1st Quintile (highest income)1.00 (reference)1.00 (reference)
2nd Quintile1.24 (1.19 to 1.28)1.21 (1.17 to 1.26)
3rd Quintile1.40 (1.35 to 1.45)1.36 (1.31 to 1.40)
4th Quintile1.57 (1.51 to 1.62)1.50 (1.45 to 1.55)
5th Quintile (lowest income)1.71 (1.65 to 1.77)1.62 (1.56 to 1.68)
Neighbourhood variance (SE)0.034 (0.004)See below
Intraclass correlation (ICC)0.010See below
Explained variance† (%)35See below
Neighbourhood characteristics (age and CNI included)
CNI in deciles
1 (most affluent)1.00 (reference)1.00 (reference)
21.04 (0.99 to 1.10)1.01 (0.96 to 1.07)
31.08 (1.03 to 1.14)1.02 (0.97 to 1.08)
41.18 (1.12 to 1.25)1.10 (1.04 to 1.16)
51.19 (1.13 to 1.25)1.10 (1.04 to 1.16)
61.25 (1.18 to 1.31)1.15 (1.09 to 1.21)
71.28 (1.21 to 1.34)1.16 (1.10 to 1.23)
81.34 (1.28 to 1.42)1.19 (1.13 to 1.25)
91.40 (1.33 to 1.48)1.26 (1.20 to 1.33)
10 (most deprived)1.65 (1.57 to1.73)1.42 (1.35 to 1.49)
Neighbourhood variance (SE)0.029 (0.003)0.03 (0.003)
Intraclass correlation (ICC)0.0090.009
Explained variance† (%)44%42%