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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for all variables and covariates in the models; mean (standard deviation) and N (proportions, %) in the full sample (n = 924)

From: Intragenerational social mobility and functional somatic symptoms in a northern Swedish context: analyses of diagonal reference models

Variables Estimate
Functional somatic symptoms (FSS) age 42 4.21 (3.261)
Prior social class (1995)
I + II (Service Class) 136 (14.7%)
III (Routine Non-manual) 186 (20.1%)
IVa-c (Petty Bourgeoisie) 33 (3.6%)
V (Assistant Non-manual) 162 (17.5%)
VI (Skilled Manual) 189 (20.5%)
VIIa (Unskilled Manual) 218 (23.6%)
Current social class (2007)
I + II (Service Class) 137 (14.8%)
III (Routine Non-manual) 255 (27.6%)
IVa-c (Petty Bourgeoisie) 83 (9.0%)
V (Assistant Non-manual) 128 (13.9%)
VI (Skilled Manual) 151 (16.3%)
VIIa (Unskilled Manual) 170 (18.4%)
Social mobility
Mobility (1 = mobile) 474 (51%)
Upwardly mobile 286 (31%)
Downwardly mobile 188 (20%)
Additional controls
Sex (1 = men) 482 (52%)
Parental social position 1981 (1 = low) 346 (37%)
Self-rated health 1995 (1 = poor or fair) 212 (23%)
Civil status in 1995 (1 = alone) 220 (24%)
Unemployed in 1995 (1 = yes) 117 (13%)
Highest level of education (0 = post-secondary) 596 (65%)