Table 4

Mortality rates regressed on within tract and between tract income inequality

*Regression results
Within tract inequalityBetween tract inequality
Death ratesβpβpr2
*The model includes mean household income and mean household size covariates and is weighted by MSA populations.
Under 1 year
    m−0.040.4200.700.0010.31
    f−0.020.7500.730.0010.33
1–14 years
    m0.150.0160.180.0160.17
    f0.120.0610.270.0000.15
15–34 years
    m0.360.0000.480.0000.39
    f0.450.0000.420.0000.37
35–64 years
    m0.470.0000.550.0000.49
    f0.230.0000.680.0000.40
Over 65 years
    m−0.090.1200.520.0000.23
    f−0.080.1550.570.0000.20
All ages
    m0.190.0000.660.0000.36
    f0.030.6000.660.0000.29
PYLL under 65
    m0.400.0000.580.0000.49
    f0.290.0000.660.0000.42