Table 4

Relative difference (95% CI) in absolute mental well-being score by perceived relative position

Univariable adjusted modelMultivariable-adjusted model
Most people would like a home like mine
 Disagree
 Neither2.61 (1.50 to 3.71)1.99 (0.88 to 3.09)
 Agree4.34 (3.09 to 5.60)3.43 (2.18 to 4.68)
 Strongly agree8.42 (6.88 to 9.97)7.19 (5.78 to 8.59)
 p Value<0.001<0.001
House compared with others
 Worse
 Same3.46 (2.02 to 4.89)2.16 (0.95 to 3.36)
 Better6.34 (4.79 to 7.89)4.46 (3.16 to 5.77)
 p Value<0.001<0.001
People in neighbourhood think highly of it
 Disagree
 Neither2.21 (0.69 to 3.72)1.65 (−0.02 to 3.32)
 Agree4.35 (2.79 to 5.91)3.49 (1.83 to 5.15)
 Strongly agree6.70 (4.72 to 8.68)5.69 (3.76 to 7.62)
 p Value<0.001<0.001
People in Glasgow think this area has a bad reputation
 Strongly agree
 Agree0.31 (−1.11 to 1.83)0.07 (−1.12 to 1.26)
 Neither−0.21 (−1.49 to 1.06)−0.39 (−1.62 to 0.84)
 Disagree−0.05 (−1.66 to 1.56)−0.28 (−1.59 to 1.02)
 p Value0.760.58
Income levels in area
 Some less
 Most same1.70 (0.44 to 2.96)1.52 (0.41 to 2.62)
 Some more5.33 (3.11 to 7.55)4.08 (1.84 to 6.32)
 p Value<0.001<0.001
Comparative quality of life
 Low
 Similar4.78 (3.14 to 6.43)3.20 (1.72 to 4.68)
 High8.05 (6.28 to 9.81)6.10 (4.57 to 7.64)
 p Value<0.001<0.001
  • Both models adjust for gender, age, citizenship, household structure, education, general health, long-standing illness, employment, economic hardship, housing tenure and dwelling type. The multivariable model also adjusts for responses to the other relative positioning variables.