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Table 2 Measures of socioeconomic position by ethnicity and education

From: The applicability of measures of socioeconomic position to different ethnic groups within the UK

Ethnicity Level of Education
  <=secondary >secondary University
% car ownership (95%CI)
White 45.7 (37.4–54.2) 63.5 (46.1–78.1) 73.5 (61.4–82.9)
Indian & Pakistani 62.7 (54.4–70.3) 64.7 (47.4–78.8) 57.1 (35.8–76.0)
African Caribbean 29.0 (22.1–37.1) 29.0 (16.2–46.4) 63.1 (42.9–79.6)
% home ownership (95%CI)
White 48.4 (39.8–57.1) 70.4 (52.4–83.6) 77.2 (65.3–85.9)
Indian & Pakistani 70.9 (62.7–78.0) 68.9 (51.3–81.3) 82.6 (60.9–93.5)
African Caribbean 39.0 (31.1–47.5) 46.8 (30.2–64.1) 72.7 (52.1–86.8)
% poor quality housing (95%CI)
White 49.5 (41.1–57.9) 54.5 (37.7–70.4) 54.8 (42.6–66.6)
Indian & Pakistani 61.2 (52.9–68.9) 73.5 (56.4–85.6) 47.6 (27.8–68.1)
African Caribbean 61.0 (52.7–68.7) 65.2 (47.9–79.1) 48.0 (29.7–67.0)
% worried about losing home (95%CI)
White 11.5 (7.1–18.1) 5.9 (1.5–20.8) 7.9 (3.3–17.6)
Indian & Pakistani 20.1 (14.3–27.4) 8.6 (2.7–23.5) 28.3 (13.2–50.4)
African Caribbean 17.9 (12.4–25.1) 18.6 (8.6–35.7) 11.5 (3.7–30.4)
% investments (95%CI)
White 70.2 (61.8–77.4) 88.0 (72.0–95.5) 86.4 (75.7–92.8)
Indian & Pakistani 67.6 (59.4–74.9) 79.7 (62.9–90.8) 86.1 (64.4–95.8)
African Caribbean 58.9 (50.5–66.8) 77.4 (60.6–88.4) 87.9 (68.5–96.1)
% no debts (95%CI)
White 55.1 (46.6–63.3) 21.1 (10.4–38.2) 36.4 (25.5–48.8)
Indian & Pakistani 66.1 (57.8–73.3) 62.1 (45.0–76.6) 62.2 (40.6–80.0)
African Caribbean 55.7 (46.9–63.3) 51.2 (34.7–67.4) 40.7 (23.5–60.4)
% able to get £10 000 (95%CI)
White 50.9 (42.4–59.4) 63.5 (45.9–78.1) 83.3 (72.1–90.6)
Indian & Pakistani 47.7 (39.6–56.0) 67.6 (50.2–81.1) 81.2 (59.0–92.8)
African Caribbean 33.6 (26.2–41.8) 44.1 (28.4–61.3) 54.3 (34.8–72.5)
% lent money to family/friends (95%CI)
White 43.3 (35.2–51.9) 54.6 (37.6–70.4) 37.1 (26.2–49.5)
Indian & Pakistani 43.1 (35.2–51.4) 43.8 (28.3–60.6) 37.7 (20.0–59.3)
African Caribbean 56.2 (47.9–64.1) 55.1 (47.9–64.1) 51.4 (32.4–69.9)
% Can not afford household goods (95%CI)
White 36.9 (28.5–44.7) 27.3 (14.9–44.7) 36.0 (25.2–48.3)
Indian & Pakistani 25.3 (18.8–33.1) 32.4 (19.0–49.6) 10.0 (24.0–31.2)
African Caribbean 44.0 (36.0–52.3) 44.2 (28.7–61.0) 20.2 (8.7–40.3)
% earnings from employment/self-employment
White 49.0 (40.6–57.5) 88.0 (72.0–95.5) 81.7 (70.4–89.4)
Indian & Pakistani 56.9 (48.5–64.8) 59.0 (41.9–74.1) 71.8 (49.6–86.9)
African Caribbean 36.8 (29.2–45.1) 44.8 (29.1–61.7) 71.8 (51.4–86.0)