Table 2

Mean life expectancy at birth by socioeconomic status

Socioeconomic statusa

Life expectancy (years)

95% Confidence limits


Men

Low

78.98

76.07 - 81.99

Medium

80.44

77.22- 83.80

High

82.77

80.70 - 84.88

Women

Low

85.53

82.38 - 88.80

Medium

87.11

83.62 - 90.75

High

89.63

87.39 - 91.92


a) Low: combination of low educational level and low per capita income

Medium: combination of medium educational level and medium per capita income

High: combination of high educational level and high per capita income

Perna et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:135   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-135

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