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Table 3 Age-standardized prevalence (%), relative index of inequality (RII), absolute index of inequality (SII) and the absolute version of the population attributable risk (PAR) due to inequalities, of poor mental health by social class, sex, and year of the survey. Basque Country, Spain. 1997–2013

From: The impact of the Great Recession on mental health and its inequalities: the case of a Southern European region, 1997–2013

  1997 2002 2007 2013
Men
Total (%) 11.6   10.8   9.9   14.1  
Social class (%)
 I (highest) 12.7   6.5   8.4   9.1  
 II 10.3   9.9   10.0   11.4  
 III 9.3   11.8   11.0   13.3  
 IV 12.2   10.2   8.3   14.5  
 V (lowest) 14.8   13.3   15.2   17.1  
RII (CI 95 %) 1.7 (0.9–3.2) 1.6 (1.1–2.3) 1.1 (0.7–1.8) 2.2 (1.5–3.3)
SII (CI 95 %) 2.8 (−0.5–6.2) 3.2 (0.3–6.1) 0.8 (−1.6–3.1) 7.1 (3.1–11.1)
PAR −0.7   4.4   1.7   6.0  
Women
Total (%) 17.0   16.3   18.0   21.7  
Social class (%)
 I (highest) 11.1   11.1   12.7   18.0  
 II 15.8   15.0   18.3   16.4  
 III 14.0   16.3   16.3   19.6  
 IV 19.9   17.1   19.9   22.4  
 V (lowest) 25.3   22.0   22.7   26.5  
RII (CI 95 %) 2.1 (1.4–3.3) 1.6 (1.2–2.1) 1.8 (1.3–2.4) 1.7 (1.3–2.2)
SII (CI 95 %) 7.4 (2.0–12.9) 5.0 (1.3–8.7) 7.3 (2.5–12.0) 9.7 (3.7–15.7)
PAR 5.6   4.2   5.9   3.0