Table 6

Overview of the trends in health inequalities according to income. Men and women separately

RII (change compared with previous period)
Sex and health indicator81–8485–8889–9293–9697–99Trend between the first and last period
See note to table 5 for explanation of footnote symbols.
Men
    Less than good health3.583.63 (0)4.42 (+)5.89 (+)5.60 (0)+*
    Less than fair health4.304.68 (0)6.47 (+)5.71 (−)8.28 (+)+*
    Short-term disabilities1.281.44 (0)1.85 (0)2.13 (0)1.60 (−)0
    One or more chronic diseases1.691.86 (0)1.53 (0)0
    Two or more chronic diseases2.483.10 (+)2.37 (−)0
    One or more longstanding health problem1.952.48 (+)1.81 (−)0
    Two or more longstanding health problems2.863.95 (+)2.50 (−)0
Women
    Less than good health2.022.30 (0)2.27 (0)2.92 (+)3.66 (+)+*
    Less than fair health2.112.64 (+)2.54 (0)3.15 (+)4.66 (+)+*
    Short-term disabilities0.911.24 (0)1.03 (0)1.29 (0)1.32 (0)0
    One or more chronic diseases1.161.56 (0)1.26 (0)0
    Two or more chronic diseases1.421.95 (+)1.72 (0)0
    One or more longstanding health problem1.211.69 (0)1.65 (0)0
    Two or more longstanding health problems1.522.27 (+)1.71 (−)0