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Descriptor English: Social Class
Descriptor Spanish: Clase Social
Descriptor Portuguese: Classe Social
Descriptor French: Classe sociale
Entry term(s): Caste
Castes
Class Population, Middle
Class Populations, Middle
Class, Social
Classes, Social
Middle Class Population
Middle Class Populations
Population, Middle Class
Populations, Middle Class
Social Classes
Socioeconomic Status
Status, Socioeconomic
Tree number(s): I01.880.853.996.755
N01.824.782
SP2.021.037.020.070
SP2.036.010.022
SP3.001.037.033.034
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012923
Scope note: A stratum of people with similar position and prestige; includes social stratification. Social class is measured by criteria such as education, occupation, and income.
Allowable Qualifiers: HI history
Previous Indexing: Social Conditions (1966-1967)
Sociology (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 68
History Note: 68
DeCS ID: 13305
Unique ID: D012923
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Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/10/23
Social Class - Preferred
Concept UI M0020011
Scope note A stratum of people with similar position and prestige; includes social stratification. Social class is measured by criteria such as education, occupation, and income.
Preferred term Social Class
Entry term(s) Class, Social
Classes, Social
Social Classes
Socioeconomic Status - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0020012
Preferred term Socioeconomic Status
Entry term(s) Status, Socioeconomic
Middle Class Population - Narrower
Concept UI M0020010
Preferred term Middle Class Population
Entry term(s) Class Population, Middle
Class Populations, Middle
Middle Class Populations
Population, Middle Class
Populations, Middle Class
Caste - Narrower
Concept UI M0020009
Preferred term Caste
Entry term(s) Castes



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