Table 3

Sociodemographic determinants of overall rating of trust (confidence)

DeterminantsNumberCrude mean change in overall trust rating† (95% CI)R2Adjusted * mean change in overall trust rating† (95% CI)p value‡
*Adjusted for all other variables in the table.
†For categorical variables a baseline group is chosen and the mean change is shown between this group and other groups.
‡Wald test from multivariable model.
Age11300.0079 (0.001 to 0.014)<0.010.0065 (−0.003 to 0.16)0.19
Sex (M v F)
    Female651<0.010.34
    Male4970.190 (−0.41 to 0.42)0.124 (−0.13 to 0.38)
Marital status
    Single (never married)144<0.010.22
    Married or living with long term partner827−0.069 (−0.42 to 0.28)−0.280 (−0.69 to 0.13)
    Divorced/separated84−0.054 (−0.58 to 0.48)0.026 (−0.55 to 0.60)
    Widowed910.299 (−0.22 to 0.82)0.035 (−0.63 to 0.70)
Educational qualifications
    Degree1950.010.32
    Teaching or other higher420.841 (0.19 to 1.50)0.805 (0.13 to 1.48)
    A level1160.151 (−0.30 to 0.60)0.030 (−0.45 to 0.51)
    GCSE2030.320 (−0.07 to 0.71)0.189 (−0.25 to 0.63)
    CSE780.182 (−0.33 to 0.70)0.160 (−0.41 to 0.73)
    HND36−0.171 (−0.87 to 0.53)−0.387 (−0.10 to 0.32)
    GNVQ270.431 (−0.36 to 1.22)0.121 (−0.76 to 1.00)
    Other qualification1280.090 (−0.35 to 0.53)−0.012 (−0.51 to 0.48)
    No educational qualification3050.469 (0.12 to 0.82)0.214 (−0.25 to 0.67)
Ethnic group
    White10760.010.14
    Black Caribbean80.703 (−0.66 to 2.07)1.299 (−0.38 to 2.97)
    Black African6−0.214 (−1.79 to 1.36)1.012 (−0.87 to 2.89)
    Black other black negro0
    Indian20−0.747 (−1.62 to 0.12)−0.991 (−2.00 to 0.02)
    Pakistani7−1.333 (−0.28 to 0.13)0.341 (−1.84 to 2.52)
    Bangladeshi4−2.047 (−3.98 to −0.12)−1.207 (−3.86 to 1.45)
    Chinese4−2.297 (−4.23 to −0.37)−1.644 (−3.81 to 0.52)
    Other16−0.297 (−1.27 to 0.67)−0.489 (−1.58 to 0.60)
Social class/occupation
    Higher managerial/professional185<0.010.99
    Lower managerial/professional297−0.001 (−0.36 to 0.35)−0.002 (−0.39 to 0.38)
    Intermediate148−0.122 (−0.54 to 0.30)−0.095 (−0.57 to 0.38)
    Small employers/own account68−0.070 (−0.60 to 0.47)−0.171 (−0.76 to 0.41)
    Lower supervisory, craft and related1130.044 (−0.41 to 0.50)−0.013 (−0.53 to 0.50)
    Semi-routine1840.082 (−0.31 to 0.48)−0.054 (−0.52 to 0.41)
    Routine720.210 (−0.33 to 0.75)0.053 (−0.57 to 0.67)
Private health insurance
    No9300.010.03
    Yes210−0.418 (−0.71 to −0.12)0.338 (0.03 to 0.65)
Long term illness
    Yes460<0.010.38
    No7060.057 (−0.18 to 0.29)0.139 (−0.17 to 0.45)
Health status over last 12 months
    Excellent1530.010.01
    Good603−0.206 (−0.56 to 0.15)−0.214 (−0.58 to 0.16)
    Fair317−0.287 (−0.67 to 0.10)−0.385 (−0.83 to 0.06)
    Poor103−0.511 (−1.01 to −0.01)−0.698 (−1.30 to −0.09)
    Don’t know3−2.905 (−5.16 to −0.65)−3.340 (−5.53 to −1.15)