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# Table 2 Pearson correlation coefficients between socioeconomic status indicators in childhood and adulthood

SES indicators GDP/capita in 1970 Infant mortality in 1960^ Under-5 mortality in 1960^^
HDI in 1960 r = 0.860 r = −0.871 r = −0.875
P = 0.000 P = 0.000 P = 0.000
GDP/ capita in 1970   r = −0.684 r = −0.680
P = 0.000 P = 0.000
Infant mortality in 1960^    r = 0.990
P = 0.000
HDI in 1999 Infant mortality in 2000* Under-5 mortality in 2000**
GDP/ capita in 1999 r = 0.876 r = −0.139 r = −0.731
P = 0.000 P = 0.411 P = 0.000
HDI in 1999   r = −0.131 r = −0.922
P = 0.440 P = 0.000
Infant mortality in 2000*    r = 0.728
P = 0.000
1. CC correlation coefficient.
2. P significance.
3. ^ Infant mortality in 1960 (per 1,000 live births).
4. ^^ Under-5 mortality in 1960 (per 1,000).
5. * Infant mortality rate (per 1,000 live births).
6. ** Under-5 mortality rate (per 1,000).