Table 1

Educational and occupational levels of both parents used in forming the Hollingshead index of socioeconomic class

Education Score Occupation Score
No education0No occupation0
Elementary school1Workman1
Junior school2Blue collar worker2
High school3White collar worker3
  • Educational and occupational scores of parents:

  • 0–4, I

  • 5–8, II

  • 9–12, III

  • 13–16, IV