Table 2

Age-adjusted mean change in SF-36 scores by occupational class and pair-wise significance of the difference in trajectories between groups, women and men

Group-wise probability of trajectory of two groups being the same*
SF-36 changeSemi-professionalRoutine non-manualManual worker
Women
 Professional−1.40.7290.1590.005
 Semi-professional−1.30.0860.002
 Routine non-manual−1.80.069
 Manual worker−2.5
Men
 Professional−1.30.5790.0820.457
 Semi-professional−1.00.0530.252
 Routine non-manual−2.50.273
 Manual worker−1.7
  • * Bayesian p value.