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Table 4 Summary measures of inequality in disability-free life expectancy: absolute and relative differences between extremes, absolute and relative population attributable risk (PAR), slope index of inequality (SII), and relative index of inequality (RII) by sex, deprivation quintile and period

From: Changes in social inequalities in disability-free life expectancy in Southern Europe: the case of the Basque Country

  1999-2003 2004-2008
Men
Absolute differences 5.3 6.7
Relative differences between extremes 8.0 9.9
Absolute PAR 1.7 2.8
Relative PAR 2.5 3.9
SII ?6.4 ?8.2
RII 9.1 11.5
Ratio quintile 1/quintile 5 1.1 1.1
Women   
Absolute differences 4.4 3.7
Relative differences between extremes 6.0 4.9
Absolute PAR 2.3 2.2
Relative PAR 3.0 2.9
SII ?5.6 ?3.3
RII 7.4 4.3
Ratio quintile 1/quintile 5 1.1 1.1