Table 5

Relative indices of inequality (RII) in 1960 and in 1990 for cause specific mortality 1990–94 adjusted for the other year’s socioeconomic position (SEP)

Men (n=50473)Women (n=51014)
Causes of deathNumber of deaths1960 RII adj for 1990 SEP†1990 RII adj for 1960 SEP†Interaction 1960 SEP* 1990 SEP‡Number of deaths1960 RII adj for 1990 SEP†1990 RII adj for 1960 SEP†Interaction 1960 SEP* 1990 SEP‡
†Age adjusted RIIs from a logistic regression equation with 1960 SEP and 1990 SEP as independent variables (95% confidence intervals). ‡Age adjusted RIIs from a logistic regression equation with 1960 SEP, 1990 SEP and the interaction term as independent variables (95% confidence intervals).
Cardiovascular2012.68 (1.64 to 4.38)2.10 (1.26 to 3.50)1.80 (1.21 to 2.68)543.80 (1.45 to 9.96)2.46 (0.92 to 6.64)1.87 (0.92 to 3.80)
Cancer, smoking related 554.06 (1.56 to 10.5)11.1 (3.91 to 31.3)1.32 (0.61 to 2.87)331.51 (0.47 to 4.88)1.46 (0.85 to 2.50)1.10 (0.45 to 2.69)
Cancer, not smoking related1171.01 (0.53 to 1.90)1.40 (0.72 to 2.72)0.67 (0.41 to 1.11)1860.98 (0.60 to 1.61)0.57 (0.15 to 2.12)1.11 (0.75 to 1.63)
Psychiatric14210.3 (4.52 to 23.5)15.1 (6.99 to 35.2)1.63 (0.89 to 2.98)245.61 (0.91 to 34.6)13.7 (1.87 to 101)6.40 (1.25 to 32.8)
Accidents/violence1811.61 (0.96 to 2.70)4.12 (2.37 to 7.09)1.97 (1.29 to 3.02)870.98 (0.47 to 2.04)5.03 (2.25 to 11.2)1.40 (0.79 to 2.48)
Others1482.66 (1.61 to 4.40)1.67 (1.00 to 2.80)1.37 (0.92 to 2.03)622.62 (1.13 to 6.08)5.45 (2.22 to 13.5)1.31 (0.67 to 2.58)
All deaths8442.48 (1.94 to 3.16)3.00 (2.33 to 3.86)1.45 (1.19 to 1.76)4461.47 (1.06 to 2.04)2.45 (1.73 to 3.47)1.33 (1.03 to 1.72)