Table 3

Pearson correlations between mortality rates, social capital indicators, and potential confounding variables, for women 45–64 years (n=1790) (weighted by the interviewed women in the counties)

Female mortalityFemale distrustFemale reciprocityFemale received help from civil organisationGDP       Unemployment rateFemale educationFemale incomeFemale spirit consumptionFemale smoking
**Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (two tailed). *Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (two tailed).
Female mortality1.0000.588**−0.366**−0.153**−0.350**0.373**−0.118**−0.055*0.241**0.139**
Female distrust0.588**1.000−0.076**−0.389**−0.0400.261**0.091**−0.0300.165**−0.128**
Female reciprocity−0.366**−0.076**1.000−0.259**−0.266**0.161**−0.247**−0.550**−0.571**−0.519**
Female received help from civil organisation−0.153**−0.389**−0.259**1.0000.356**−0.303**0.134**0.193**−0.072**0.522**
GDP−0.350**−0.040−0.266**0.356**1.000−0.711**0.658**0.423**0.340**0.394**
Unemployment rate0.373**0.261**0.161**−0.303**−0.711**1.000−0.799**−0.563**−0.112**−0.185**
Female education−0.118**0.091**−0.247**0.134**0.658**−0.799**1.0000.536**0.445**0.333*
Female income−0.055*−0.030−0.550**0.193**0.423**−0.563**0.536**1.0000.280**0.485**
Female spirit consumption0.241**0.165**−0.571**−0.072**0.340**−0.112**0.445**0.280**1.0000.497**
Female smoking0.139**−0.128**−0.519**0.522**0.394**−0.185**0.333**0.485**0.497**1.000