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Table 3 Age and sex adjusted prevalence and 95% confidence interval for poor self-rated health, diabetes and distress in sample by ethnicity across socio-economic indicators

From: Inequalities in health: a comparative study between ethnic Norwegians and Pakistanis in Oslo, Norway

Variables Poor self-rated health Diabetes Distress
  Pakistani Norwegian Pakistani Norwegian Pakistani Norwegian
  %† 95% CI % 95% CI % 95% CI % 95% CI % 95% CI % 95% CI
Education             
Primary/basic 56.8 46.9–66.7 37.3 35.4–39.2 14.2 7.1–21.4 4.4 3.7–5.2 15.1 5.5–24.8 17.4 16.0–18.9
Middle 51.8 42.9–60.6 25.1 23.7–26.4 11.2 4.9–17.6 2.9 2.4–3.5 21.6 12.9–30.3 11.0 10.0–12.0
High 56.6 48.1–65.0 16.9 16.1–17.8 16.4 10.5–22.3 2.2 1.8–2.5 27.6 19.3–36.0 7.4 6.8–8.0
Paid jobs             
No 62.7 53.8–71.6 43.8 41.8–45.7 12.9 6.9–19.0 4.2 3.6–4.9 23.0 14.5–31.4 26.3 24.8–27.9
Yes 44.6 36.3–52.9 13.9 13.1–14.6 11.0 5.6–16.4 1.2 0.9–1.5 17.9 10.3–25.5 7.0 6.5–7.7
Occupational Class             
Blue collar 59.6 47.9–71.3 28.7 26.5–30.9 15.6 7.1–24.1 2.0 1.2–2.7 18.4 8.0–28.8 13.6 11.8–15.3
White Collar 42.7 30.5–55.0 15.0 14.2–15.9 13.6 5.2–22.1 1.5 1.2–1.7 20.7 10.1–31.3 7.9 7.2–8.5
Household income             
Low 56.0 44.9–67.1 28.2 26.8–29.6 19.2 11.6–26.8 2.7 2.1–3.2 25.0 14.0–36.0 14.6 13.5–15.6
Medium 57.6 39.7–75.5 18.7 17.4–20.0 14.4 2.2–26.6 1.9 1.4–2.4 25.3 8.8–41.9 8.4 7.5–9.4
High 39.7 7.5–71.9 12.7 11.5–13.9 17.5 0–39.2 1.8 1.3–2.2 14.3 0–44.8 4.8 3.9–5.7