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Table 1 Distributions by education, age 25–77 years

From: Trends in absolute socioeconomic inequalities in mortality in Sweden and New Zealand. A 20-year gender perspective

Sex Country Time period Person year at risk 1000s No. of Deaths Low education % Medium education % High education %
Men Sweden 1980–85 129 672 40 41 19
   1985–90 115 561 35 43 22
   1990–95 110 423 28 45 27
   1995–00 89 291 24 48 28
  New Zealand 1981–84 4480 22194 52 18 30
   1986–89 5057 22578 37 19 44
   1991–94 5584 22842 33 21 47
   1996–99 5944 22056 32 25 42
Women Sweden 1980–85 132 387 45 38 17
   1985–90 118 324 37 41 22
   1990–95 113 252 28 45 27
   1995–00 93 195 24 47 29
  New Zealand 1981–84 4491 13761 59 19 21
   1986–89 5073 14118 46 24 30
   1991–94 5780 14631 37 28 35
   1996–99 6258 14436 34 32 34