Table 5

External cause (all ages) and Circulatory disease (0–64 years) mortality (SMR/100 000) and standardised gender gap in 1973–2003 * by gender policy cluster in 2004
Gender policy cluster Mortality cause 1973 1981 1990 1999 2003 % change
Male breadwinner External causes Men 99.06 89.38 79.05 65.46 61.51 −37.9
Women 41.30 35.94 30.45 24.15 22.92 −44.5
Stand difference 57.95 59.25 61.23 63.38 62.95 +8.6
Circulatory Men 143.09 122.84 94.13 70.78 62.16 −56.6
disease Women 65.32 49.36 35.41 26.25 22.56 −65.5
Stand difference 53.78 59.52 62.70 63.38 64.30 +19.6
Universal citizen External causes Men 100.97 80.53 75.61 60.21 55.41 −45.1
Women 50.49 35.18 27.86 24.83 23.38 −53.7
Stand difference 50.04 56.37 63.05 58.76 57.93 +15.8
Circulatory Men 229.41 169.87 107.46 66.15 51.62 −77.5
disease Women 94.40 65.58 43.74 26.13 20.26 −78.5
Stand difference 58.83 61.45 59.80 60.77 61.07 +3.81
Compensatory External causes Men 102.75 90.24 71.45 60.71 56.31 −45.2
breadwinner Women 45.78 39.49 28.84 24.02 23.07 −49.6
Stand difference 54.18 55.31 59.57 60.39 59.00 +8.9
Circulatory Men 166.74 144.80 97.50 71.74 56.51 −66.1
disease Women 67.04 52.97 35.37 27.98 21.18 −68.4
Stand difference 59.12 63.26 63.76 61.21 62.65 +5.97
Earner-carer External causes Men 103.38 85.68 81.39 65.65 61.49 −40.5
Women 45.75 36.03 32.52 26.36 25.19 −44.9
Stand difference 53.76 56.05 57.54 57.92 57.04 +6.1
Circulatory Men 167.99 152.69 108.65 70.50 58.87 −65.0
disease Women 54.22 43.02 34.38 24.04 20.25 −62.7
Stand difference 67.02 71.50 67.51 65.09 64.74 −3.40

* 2003 is the last year for which all countries have data.

Backhans et al.

Backhans et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:969   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-969

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