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Social Class MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Social Class
Tree Number(s)
I01.880.853.996.755
N01.824.782
Unique ID
D012923
RDF Unique Identifier
http://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.
Entry Term(s)
Caste
Middle Class Population
Social Gradients
Socioeconomic Level
Socioeconomic Status
Previous Indexing
Social Conditions (1966-1967)
Sociology (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note
68
History Note
68
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2022/04/13

Allowable Qualifiers
Social Class Preferred
Social Gradients Narrower
Middle Class Population Narrower
Socioeconomic Status Related
Caste Narrower
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