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Table 6 Kappa statistics for concordance for adolescent and parent reports of SES, by parent reported financial condition.

From: Do agreements between adolescent and parent reports on family socioeconomic status vary with household financial stress?

  n Father education Mother education Father occupation Mother occupation Household income
Parent reported financial status κ 95% CI κ 95% CI κ 95% CI κ 95% CI κ 95% CI
   Surplus 874 0.87 (0.85 - 0.90) 0.83 (0.76 - 0.87) 0.42 (0.38 - 0.47) 0.50 (0.46 - 0.55) 0.43 (0.35 - 0.50)
   Balanced 1,287 0.85 (0.82 - 0.87) 0.78 (0.75 - 0.83) 0.34 (0.30 - 0.37) 0.46 (0.42 - 0.50) 0.34 (027 - 0.42)
   Not enough 403 0.78 (0.66 - 0.84) 0.71 (0.59 - 0.80) 0.39 (0.31 - 0.44) 0.40 (0.35 - 0.45) 0.31 (0.19 - 0.42)
Parent reported SOL            
   A lot better/better 313 0.87 (0.82 - 0.90) 0.86 (0.80 - 0.91) 0.39 (0.32 - 0.46) 0.49 (0.44 - 0.57) 0.39 (0.28 - 0.54)
   Average 1,952 0.86 (0.83 - 0.87) 0.81 (0.77 - 0.84) 0.38 (0.36 - 0.41) 0.47 (0.44 - 0.50) 0.39 (0.33 - 0.45)
   Worse/a lot worse 303 0.84 (0.70 - 0.89) 0.66 (0.51 - 0.83) 0.32 (0.26 - 0.39) 0.40 (0.34 - 0.47) 0.36 (0.19 - 0.54)
  1. Non-response = 29 for financial strain and 25 for standard of living.