The new UK National Statistics Socio-Economic Classification (NS-SEC); investigating social class differences in self-reported health status.

@article{Chandola2000TheNU,
  title={The new UK National Statistics Socio-Economic Classification (NS-SEC); investigating social class differences in self-reported health status.},
  author={Tarani Chandola and Crispin Jenkinson},
  journal={Journal of public health medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={
          182-90
        }
}
BACKGROUND The new UK National Statistics Socio-Economic Classification (NS-SEC) is theoretically based on differences in employment relations and conditions. Differences in employment relations could account for some of the often observed social class differences in health in the United Kingdom. This study investigates the associations of the NS-SEC with a well-validated health outcome measure--the Short Form health survey (SF-36). METHODS Data from the Oxford Healthy Lifestyles Survey III… CONTINUE READING
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