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Table 7 Comparison between women and men: Correlation between HRs for women and men according to disease1

From: Socio-economic status and overall and cause-specific mortality in Sweden

Disease Spearman coefficient p value
Overall mortality 0.60 0.115
Cardiovascular disease 0.77 0.041
   Ischaemic heart disease 0.76 0.028
   Cerebrovascular disease 0.71 0.048
   Other forms of heart diseases 0.92 0.003
Cancer 0.57 0.136
   Lung cancer 0.96 <0.001
   Colorectal cancer 0.50 0.667
   Stomach cancer 0.87 0.873
   Pancreatic cancer -0.50 0.667
Respiratory disease 0.34 0.405
   COPD 0.55 0.160
   Influenza and pneumonia 0.27 0.558
Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases 0.69 0.05
   Diabetes Mellitus 0.76 0.028
  1. 1 Socio-economic groups with significant HRs in at least one gender are included