Table 3

Association between educational attainment and multimorbidity, models unadjusted and adjusted by social class at birth, n=6561

Educational attainmentUnadjusted*Adjusted by social class at birth*
 OR95% CIOR95% CI
Tertiary (degree)1 (reference group)
Tertiary (non-degree)1.130.74 to 1.731.060.69 to 1.63
Advanced level1.090.69 to 1.711.050.66 to 1.66
Ordinary level1.340.93 to 1.921.220.84 to 1.78
School leaving/none2.421.71 to 3.422.151.49 to 3.11
  • *Models statistically significant, P<0.001