Table 3

RR (95% CI) for average or high mental well-being by perceived relative position

Model 1Model 2
Average versus lowHigh versus lowp ValueAverage versus lowHigh versus lowp Value
RR (95% CI)RR (95% CI)RR (95% CI)RR (95% CI)
Most people would like a home like mine
 Disagree1.001.00 1.001.00
 Neither1.83 (1.38 to 2.42)1.76 (1.29 to 2.39) 1.63 (1.23 to 2.18)1.67 (1.14 to 2.44)
 Agree2.39 (1.88 to 3.03)2.75 (2.00 to 3.78) 2.06 (1.58 to 2.68)2.66 (1.83 to 3.86)
 Strongly agree2.49 (1.69 to 3.69)6.47 (4.17 to 10.05)<0.0012.14 (1.52 to 3.02)7.08 (4.51 to 11.12)<0.001
House compared with others
 Worse1.001.00 1.001.00
 Same1.48 (1.11 to 1.97)1.91 (1.30 to 2.82) 1.23 (0.91 to 1.66)1.55 (1.05 to 2.30)
 Better2.22 (1.56 to 3.15)4.88 (3.05 to 7.82)<0.0011.81 (1.24 to 2.64)4.06 (2.43 to 6.81)<0.001
People in neighbourhood think highly of it
 Disagree1.001.00 1.001.00
 Neither1.55 (1.24 to 1.94)1.52 (1.07 to 2.17) 1.43 (1.12 to 1.83)1.45 (0.92 to 2.31)
 Agree2.02 (1.60 to 2.55)2.84 (2.02 to 3.99) 1.84 (1.41 to 2.40)2.88 (1.88 to 4.40)
 Strongly agree2.21 (1.49 to 3.26)4.47 (2.74 to 7.29)<0.0012.03 (1.44 to 2.87)4.92 (2.88 to 8.42)<0.001
People in Glasgow think this area has a bad reputation
 Strongly agree1.001.00 1.001.00
 Agree1.33 (1.04 to 1.71)1.05 (0.79 to 1.38) 1.28 (0.99 to 1.64)1.00 (0.74 to 1.36)
 Neither1.43 (1.06 to 1.93)0.84 (0.66 to 1.08) 1.33 (1.00 to 1.77)0.79 (0.58 to 1.06)
 Disagree1.00 (0.69 to 1.46)0.93 (0.65 to 1.33)0.0020.92 (0.62 to 1.36)0.88 (0.60 to 1.29)<0.001
Income levels in area
 Some less1.001.00 1.001.00
 Most same0.83 (0.61 to 1.12)1.60 (1.18 to 2.18) 0.88 (0.66 to 1.19)1.72 (1.21 to 2.45)
 Some more1.60 (0.90 to 2.84)4.75 (2.65 to 8.51)<0.0011.59 (0.95 to 2.66)4.48 (2.22 to 9.07)<0.001
Comparative quality of life
 Low1.001.00 1.001.00
 Similar2.13 (1.51 to 3.01)2.38 (1.61 to 3.50) 1.82 (1.23 to 2.69)1.88 (1.23 to 2.88)
 High3.57 (2.37 to 5.39)5.74 (3.50 to 9.39)<0.0013.22 (2.11 to 4.92)5.15 (3.15 to 8.43)<0.001
  • All models adjust for gender, age, citizenship, household structure, education, general health, long-standing illness, employment, economic hardship, housing tenure and dwelling type. Model 2 also adjusts for responses to the other relative positioning variables.