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Table 2 Relative index of inequality (RII) and 95% confidence intervals (CI) for education, by age group, gender and cause of death

From: Socioeconomic inequalities in cause specific mortality among older people in France

  45-59 60-74 75+
Cause of death N RII 95% CI N RII 95% CI N RII 95% CI
Men          
All deaths 2808 3.00 2.50-3.58 7176 2.15 1.92-2.40 10689 1.55 1.41-1.70
All cancers 1291 2.52 1.91-3.26 3165 1.76 1.49-2.08 2630 1.31 1.08-1.57
Lung cancer 362 2.39 1.41-3.89 833 1.68 1.21-2.32 403 1.05 0.66-1.67
UADT cancers 396 4.93 3.06-7.74 506 3.59 2.40-5.65 189 2.95 1.43-6.63
Colorectal cancer 68 1.11 0.33-3.38 261 1.62 0.90-3.00 317 1.51 0.89-2.67
Prostate cancer 17 1.02 0.04-40.4 195 1.02 0.54-1.91 536 1.36 0.90-2.14
CVD 474 3.77 2.40-5.93 1916 2.06 1.67-2.60 3889 1.46 1.24-1.69
IHD 192 2.68 1.40-5.56 767 1.40 1.00-1.96 1087 1.20 0.89-1.62
Cerebrovascular diseases 101 2.23 0.95-5.76 394 2.78 1.79-4.96 989 1.37 1.01-1.88
Non cancer-non CVD 1043 3.37 2.51-4.63 2095 3.07 2.41-3.78 4170 1.85 1.58-2.13
Women          
All deaths 1197 2.38 1.78-3.19 3708 2.30 1.96-2.72 15706 1.46 1.34-1.58
All cancers 615 1.57 1.07-2.40 1562 1.44 1.12-1.84 2457 1.07 0.87-1.30
Lung cancer 51 0.69 0.15-2.72 109 0.81 0.30-2.15 126 0.87 0.38-2.11
UADT cancers 38 5.35 0.96-40.1 39 4.39 0.92-28.3 66 0.97 0.26-3.80
Colorectal cancer 55 5.35 1.22-48.1 191 1.25 0.59-2.79 404 0.84 0.52-1.38
Breast cancer 193 1.21 0.60-2.44 333 1.22 0.73-2.09 347 1.26 0.73-2.30
CVD 140 4.63 2.01-11.5 918 3.37 2.43-4.73 6536 1.51 1.33-1.71
IHD 27 3.11 0.50-36.3 270 2.75 1.50-5.37 1422 1.45 1.11-1.92
Cerebrovascular diseases 41 5.98 1.21-54.9 259 2.89 1.62-5.78 1824 1.70 1.33-2.17
Non cancer-non CVD 442 3.55 2.15-5.84 1228 3.24 2.34-4.28 6713 1.60 1.41-1.81
  1. UADT: upper aerodigestive tract groups the cancers of the larynx, oral cavity, pharynx and oesophagus, CVD = cardiovascular diseases, IHD = ischemic heart diseases