Table 2

Relative class effects for conditions with significant positive relations with low social class common to both sexes, Health Survey for England, 1991–97

Relative class effect
UnweightedWeighted
MenWomenMenWomen
General health “very bad”0.6770.5540.6720.527
General health “bad”0.7360.6700.7490.662
Mental illness/anxiety/depression/nerves0.8921.0041.0080.975
Angina (grade 2 symptoms reported)0.6770.4770.5070.447
Angina (grade 1 symptoms reported)0.5000.7750.4930.771
Stroke/cerebral haemorrhage/cerebral thrombosis0.2900.3930.2750.394
Diabetes0.2830.4160.2800.415
Poor hearing/deafness0.4010.4560.3670.460
Longstanding illness0.1770.1640.1650.166