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Table 1 Income categories based on NPHS classification

From: The effect of job stress on smoking and alcohol consumption

  Income Household Size
Low income Less than $15,000 1 or 2 persons
  Less than $20,000 3 or 4 persons
  Less than $30,000 5 or more persons
Low middle income $15,000 to $29,999 1 or 2 persons
  $20,000 to $39,999 3 or 4 persons
  $30,000 to $59,999 5 or more persons
High middle income $30,000 to $59,999 1 or 2 persons
  $40,000 to $79,999 3 or 4 persons
  $60,000 to $79,999 5 or more persons
High income $60,000 or more 1 or 2 persons
  $80,000 or more 3 persons or more
  1. Source: NPHS Household Component, Cycle 8 (2008/2009)