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Table 1 Mortality (%) and median LE of life remaining (KM estimator) by gender, Skåne in Sweden, 1969-2000

From: Multilevel survival analysis of health inequalities in life expectancy

Variables Males Females
  N (%) LE (SE), year N (%) LE (SE), year
Age in 1970     
65 4940 (95.3) 15 (0.17) 5685 (87.7) 19 (0.15)
66 4791 (96.3) 14 (0.16) 5517 (90.9) 19 (0.15)
67 4527 (97.6) 13 (0.16) 5221 (92.9) 18 (0.15)
68 4336 (98.1) 12 (0.16) 5117 (95.0) 17 (0.15)
69 4086 (98.8) 12 (0.16) 4934 (96.6) 16 (0.15)
Log-rank Chi-square (P value)   445.6 (<0.0001)   685.2 (<0.0001)
Municipality Income (SEK)     
1000 - 2000 6737 (96.7) 14 (0.13) 6850 (92.5) 18 (0.13)
2001 - 2150 5234 (97.1) 13 (0.15) 5956 (92.1) 18 (0.14)
2151 - 2300 3587 (97.4) 13 (0.17) 4402 (93.3) 17 (0.15)
> 2300 7122 (97.4) 12 (0.13) 9266 (92.1) 18 (0.12)
Log-rank Chi-square (P value)   71.6 (<0.0001)   9.63 (0.022)
Household Socioeconomic Level     
Poorest (family size > 4 & income = 0) 223 (96.4) 9 (0.66) 214 (98.1) 12 (0.71)
Poor (family size 1 - 4 & income = 0) 851 (98.0) 11 (0.35) 1218 (93.8) 16 (0.39)
Middle (income: 1 - 1000 per head) 15113 (97.2) 13 (0.09) 17914 (92.9) 18 (0.08)
Top (income > 1001 per head) 6493 (96.6) 14 (0.14) 7128 (90.8) 19 (0.13)
Log-rank Chi-square (P value)   103.8 (<0.0001)   211.4 (<0.0001)
Total 22680 (97.1) 13 (0.07) 26474 (92.4) 18 (0.07)
  1. Note: The χ2values (df = 1) of linear trend test for Age in 1970, municipality income and household SES group are 1115.0 (p = 0.000), 20.7 (p = 0.000) and 267.5 (p = 0.000) respectively, controlling for gender.