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Table 1 All-cause mortality per 100 000 person-years by socioeconomic group among those inside the workforce stratified by age groups. A total population investigation from Scania, Sweden.

From: Contribution of main causes of death to social inequalities in mortality in the whole population of Scania, Sweden

Age group (years) n (%) Socioeconomic group* Deaths (per 100 000 person-years) Relative difference Hazard rate ratio (95 % CI) Absolute difference
Men
   0–20 72263 (56) Non-manual 34   
  48158 (38) Manual 43.3 1.3 (1.1, 1.5) 9.7
   21–30 17130 (29) Non-manual 52   
  34646 (59) Manual 74.6 1.5 (1.2, 1.9) 22.6
   31–40 25934 (43) Non-manual 105   
  27311 (45) Manual 163 1.6 (1.4, 1.9) 58
   41–50 32026 (47) Non-manual 277   
  26748 (39) Manual 447 1.6 (1.5, 1.7) 170
   51–60 19973 (44) Non-manual 859   
  18499 (41) Manual 1174 1.4 (1.3, 1.5) 315
   61–70 13525 (41) Non-manual 2607   
  12503 (39) Manual 3266 1.2 (1.2, 1.3) 659
   71–80 9572 (27) Non-manual 7563   
  13374 (38) Manual 9343 1.2 (1.1, 1.2) 1780
Women
   0–20 69578 (57) Non-manual 18   
  45930 (38) Manual 20.2 1.0 (0.9, 1.4) 2.2
   21–30 22699 (40) Non-manual 33.1   
  27788 (49) Manual 39.7 1.3 (1.0, 1.7) 6.6
   31–40 30411 (52) Non-manual 85   
  23853 (40) Manual 108 1.3 (1.1, 1.6) 23
   41–50 34840 (53) Non-manual 219   
  25541 (39) Manual 275 1.2 (1.1, 1.3) 56
   51–60 18941 (45) Non-manual 489   
  19510 (46) Manual 587 1.2 (1.1, 1.3) 98
   61–70 9960 (38) Non-manual 1407   
  12529 (48) Manual 1586 1.1 (1.02, 1.2) 179
   71–80 10800 (33) Non-manual 5525   
  14336 (48) Manual 6112 1.2 (1.1, 1.2) 587
  1. * Those classified as being inside the workforce holding non-manual or manual occupations; non-manual employees (e.g., engineers with university degrees, college teachers, registered nurses, computer operators, office assistants, salespeople, secretaries), manual workers (e.g., auto mechanics, metal workers, factory workers, check-out assistant, waiters, janitorial staff). Those aged 20 years or less were classified according to household occupational status.