Objective and subjective assessments of socioeconomic status and their relationship to self-rated health in an ethnically diverse sample of pregnant women.

@article{Ostrove2000ObjectiveAS,
  title={Objective and subjective assessments of socioeconomic status and their relationship to self-rated health in an ethnically diverse sample of pregnant women.},
  author={Joan M. Ostrove and Nancy E. Adler and Miriam Kuppermann and A. Eugene Washington},
  journal={Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association},
  year={2000},
  volume={19 6},
  pages={613-8}
}
A new measure of subjective socioeconomic status (SES) was examined in relation to self-rated physical health in pregnant women. Except among African Americans, subjective SES was significantly related to education, household income, and occupation. Subjective SES was significantly related to self-rated health among all groups. In multiple regression analyses, subjective SES was a significant predictor of self-rated health after the effects of objective indicators were accounted for among White… CONTINUE READING

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