Table 4

Relative inequality (RII) for all cause mortality, 25–77 years

By income


Relative Index of Inequality (RII)

Income

Early 1980s

Late 1980s

Early 1990s

Late 1990s

P-trend

Men

All-Cause

Sweden

7.75 (1.90–31.59)

3.88 (2.13–7.08)

2.92 (1.61–5.28)

3.08 (1.54–6.17)

0.22

New Zealand

1.82 (1.67–1.98)

1.93 (1.78–2.09)

2.47 (2.26–2.71)

2.83 (2.56–3.14)

0.03

Women

All-Cause

Sweden

3.83 (1.03–14.27)

3.50 (1.62–7.59)

4.98 (1.54–16.11)

14.9 (0.9–36.35)

0.28

New Zealand

1.63 (1.47–1.80)

1.80 (1.64–1.99)

2.04 (1.84–2.25)

2.28 (2.0–2.54)

<.01


By Education


Men

All-Cause

Sweden

2.35 (1.59–3.47)

2.03 (1.34–3.08)

1.77 (1.12–2.78)

1.47 (0.87–2.50)

<.01

New Zealand

1.68 (1.55–1.82)

1.68 (1.57–1.80)

1.75 (1.63–1.87)

1.80 (1.68–1.93)

0.04

Women

All-Cause

Sweden

2.35 (1.35–4.07)

2.30 (1.26–4.22)

2.37 (1.17–4.82)

2.31 (0.98–5.43)

0.91

New Zealand

1.78 (1.59–1.99)

1.72 (1.57–1.88)

2.02 (1.85–2.20)

1.91 (1.75–2.07)

0.35


Wamala et al. BMC Public Health 2006 6:164   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-6-164

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