Table 1

Reanalysis of data from Golding et al related to maternal height and social class15

Social class groupMaternal height <159 cm No. (%)Odds ratio (95% CI)
χ2 for trend = 283.1 (p<0.00001).
RGSC I and II (n=2570)674 (26.2)1.00 (reference)
RGSC III (n=9964)3269 (32.8)1.37 (1.24 to 1.52)
RGSC IV and V (n=3224)1508 (46.8)2.47 (2.21 to 2.77)