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Table 2 Life expectancy at age 0 by equivalent disposable income quartiles, 1987 and 2011

From: Widening social inequality in life expectancy in Denmark. A register-based study on social composition and mortality trends for the Danish population

  Men Women
  Life expectancy Life expectancy
Income quartile 1987 (years) 2011 (years) Difference (years) 1987 (years) 2011 (years) Difference (years)
 High income 74.6 82.0 7.4 80.1 84.7 4.6
 High mean income 73.3 79.6 6.3 79.2 82.2 3.0
 Low mean income 72.2 77.1 4.9 78.6 80.9 2.3
 Low income 69.1 72.2 3.2 74.8 78.9 4.1
 Difference between high and low income 5.5 9.8 4.2 5.3 5.8 0.5
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