socioeconomic status


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socioeconomic status

a person's overall standing within a social stratification system (LAZARSFELD et al., 1944; GOLDTHORPE AND HOPE, 1974). Imprecisions and uncertainties as to what such general notions refer to, compared with more analytically focused notions of CLASS and STATUS, have meant that the concept has attracted criticism (see MILLS, 1959). see also SOCIAL STRATIFICATION.
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McDade said he was surprised to find so many associations between socioeconomic status and DNA methylation, across such a large number of genes.
Hypothesis 2: The benevolence--dependability value of individuals of lower socioeconomic status will predict individuals' subjective value of their intertemporal choice.
Subjects of low socioeconomic status experienced an increase in dementia risk very similar to those with high LIBRA scores.
Hong, there are no studies to date which have tested whether the mere psychological experience of low subjective socioeconomic status would stimulate appetite and caloric intakes.
Independent variables were sex, age, and socioeconomic status (i.e., occupation, education level, and income).
For example, Brooks, Welser, Hogan and Titsworth (2011) discovers the relationship between socioeconomic status and three types of social capital which are network size, bonding social capital and bridging social capital.
More specifically, we aim to evaluate whether the low socioeconomic status and higher frequency of the disease are associated with higher prevalence of self-reported disability between the adult and elderly individuals living in an urban center.
This study revealed that dental caries was seen in the preschool children of high socioeconomic status. Comparatively, in few other studies low prevalence of dental caries was found among children of high socioeconomic status and this may be due to oral health care awareness among the high socioeconomic class which has resulted in better oral health care service utilization among them.6,16
He wanted to correlate these protective and endangering factors with each subject's socioeconomic status, and determine how much of the risk difference generally accredited to wealth was related to the LIBRA factors.
Among those with low socio-economic status, about 15 percent of men and 9 percent of women died before age 85, compared to 11.5 percent of men and nearly 7 percent of women with high socioeconomic status.
The report found that hotspots tended to be more remote, have populations of lower socioeconomic status and have a higher proportion of Indigenous people.