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Table 3 Social patterning of outcomes at age 24 years (imputed data)

From: Young adult cancer risk behaviours originate in adolescence: a longitudinal analysis using ALSPAC, a UK birth cohort study

  Harmful drinking Daily smoking Nicotine
dependence
Obesity Waist circumference Waist-hip
ratio
Odds ratio
[95% CI]
Odds ratio
[95% CI]
Odds ratio
[95% CI]
Odds ratio
[95% CI]
Odds ratio
[95% CI]
Odds ratio
[95% CI]
Sex
 Female (ref) 1 1 1 1 1 1
 Male 1.68 [1.42,1.99] 1.01 [0.81,1.26] 1.08 [0.79,1.48] 0.72 [0.57,0.89] 0.44 [0.37,0.53] 0.18 [0.12,0.27]
Household income
 High (ref) 1 1 1 1 1 1
 Middle high 0.93 [0.74,1.17] 1.13 [0.80,1.60] 1.03 [0.62,1.71] 0.96 [0.68,1.34] 1.31 [1.03,1.67] 1.17 [0.75,1.83]
 Middle 0.83 [0.64,1.08] 1.24 [0.87,1.76] 1.45 [0.88,2.37] 1.21 [0.86,1.70] 1.55 [1.21,1.99] 1.60 [1.03,2.49]
 Middle low 0.61 [0.46,0.81] 1.39 [0.97,1.99] 1.22 [0.72,2.08] 1.77 [1.27,2.45] 1.69 [1.31,2.18] 1.54 [0.97,2.44]
 Low 0.65 [0.48,0.89] 1.97 [1.36,2.86] 1.55 [0.89,2.71] 1.70 [1.18,2.46] 1.77 [1.33,2.34] 2.40 [1.51,3.81]
Maternal educational attainment
 Degree (ref) 1 1 1 1 1 1
 A level 0.79 [0.63,1.00] 1.23 [0.86,1.74] 1.21 [0.70,2.06] 1.49 [1.04,2.12] 1.22 [0.96,1.54] 1.35 [0.86,2.13]
 O level 0.64 [0.51,0.80] 1.57 [1.12,2.18] 1.88 [1.14,3.08] 2.00 [1.43,2.81] 1.57 [1.25,1.98] 2.00 [1.31,3.07]
  < O level 0.50 [0.37,0.67] 2.03 [1.40,2.94] 2.27 [1.31,3.93] 2.72 [1.88,3.94] 2.33 [1.79,3.03] 2.57 [1.61,4.08]
Parental social class
 Professional (ref) 1 1 1 1 1 1
 Managerial and technical 0.94 [0.75,1.18] 1.82 [1.26,2.64] 1.69 [0.96,2.96] 1.69 [1.19,2.40] 1.44 [1.14,1.81] 1.59 [1.03,2.45]
 Skilled non-manual 0.70 [0.53,0.91] 2.35 [1.58,3.48] 2.53 [1.41,4.53] 2.24 [1.55,3.25] 1.61 [1.25,2.08] 1.88 [1.18,2.99]
 Skilled manual, etc. 0.66 [0.47,0.93] 3.31 [2.14,5.11] 3.53 [1.88,6.63] 2.91 [1.92,4.43] 2.41 [1.78,3.25] 2.46 [1.46,4.14]
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