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Table 1 Annual rates of change 2005–2014 and years until each county reaches the 2014-level of the best performing county

From: Geographic health inequalities in Norway: a Gini analysis of cross-county differences in mortality from 1980 to 2014

  Risk of death ages 0–4 years (5q0) Risk of death ages 5–49 years (45q5) Risk of death ages 50–69 years (20q50) Life expectancy
  Yearly rate of change (in 10− 4) Years to catch-upa Years to catch-upb Yearly rate of change (in 10− 4) Years to catch-upa Years to catch-upb Yearly rate of change (in 10− 4) Years to catch-upa Years to catch-upb Yearly rate of change (in 10−4) Years to catch-upa Years to catch-upb
Aust-Agder −3.50 5 5 −6.91 30 11 −52.19 7 7 0.27 9 8
Akershus −0.57 44 6 −8.76 7 3 −15.63 7 3 0.17 4 3
Buskerud −1.07 Ref.c Ref.c −14.46 11 9 −17.98 16 6 0.25 5 5
Finnmark 1.90 N/Ad 13 −19.27 9 9 −3.65 167 12 0.12 32 14
Hedmark −2.24 4 3 0.47 N/Ad 8 −23.83 17 8 0.16 14 8
Hordaland −1.81 18 8 −4.22 29 7 −12.67 15 4 0.13 7 3
Møre og Romsdal −0.63 40 6 −9.65 5 3 −21.16 Ref.c Ref.c 0.17 2 1
Nordland −0.11 336 9 2.07 N/Ad 6 −22.74 10 5 0.12 12 5
Nord-Trøndelag −2.49 6 4 −3.83 21 5 −13.29 19 5 0.16 9 6
Oppland 0.90 N/Ad 9 −11.87 12 8 −16.44 18 6 0.14 16 8
Oslo −1.92 12 6 −10.70 9 5 −27.49 12 7 0.28 4 4
Østfold −2.16 5 3 −8.64 16 8 −22.38 15 7 0.18 12 8
Rogaland 0.02 N/Ad 7 −9.43 6 3 −23.73 10 5 0.16 4 3
Sogn og Fjordane −2.52 1 1 −13.25 Ref.c Ref.c −3.92 39 3 0.16 Ref.c Ref.c
Sør-Trøndelag −1.11 6 2 −8.00 12 5 −17.09 14 5 0.21 5 4
Telemark −3.88 6 6 −9.49 11 6 −10.23 30 6 0.20 9 7
Troms −4.19 2 2 −13.13 6 5 −31.41 5 3 0.28 5 5
Vest-Agder −0.10 350 9 −12.18 8 5 −38.33 4 3 0.23 3 3
Vestfold −1.34 19 6 −11.05 13 8 −29.07 8 4 0.23 7 6
Norway −1.31 17 6 −8.82 12 6 −21.18 11 5 0.19 7 5
  1. aYears until the county reaches the level of the best performing county in 2014 if the counties’ yearly rates of change remain unchanged
  2. bYears until the county reaches the level of the best performing county in 2014 if the yearly rate of reduction is equal to the best performing county’s rate of reduction
  3. cThe reference county is the best performing county in 2014
  4. dN/A: Not applicable because of positive rate of change