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Table 2 Prevalence of poor self-rated oral health at age 46 years by social class or origin (age 26) and destination (age 46 years) in the 1970 British Cohort Study (n = 6524)

From: Intragenerational social mobility and self-rated oral health in the british cohort study

Social class at age 26 years Social class at age 46 years
I/II III-NM/M IV/V Total
Prevalence of poor oral health    
I/II 17.8 19.0 19.8 18.4
III-NM/M 18.1 25.3 30.4 23.4
IV/V 25.0 30.7 34.6 30.6
Total 18.5 24.7 30.1 22.2
Cell sizes (n)     
I/II 2136 401 187 2724
III-NM/M 1170 1139 573 2882
IV/V 280 257 381 918
Total 3586 1797 1141 6524