Table 3

 Correlation of relative and absolute cohort changes in all cause mortality at ages 55–69 with relative and absolute cohort changes in all cause mortality at ages 80–89, for men and women born to the centralised birth cohorts 1895–1910 among seven European countries

Stratified by:NCorrelation of mortality changes
RelativeAbsolute
†Relative change in mortality rates between the two subsequent centralised birth cohorts. *Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (two tailed); **correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (two tailed).
All420.61**0.58**
Men210.71**0.70**
Women210.330.32
Cohort change† 1895 to 1900140.74**0.61*
Cohort change† 1900 to 1905140.56*0.64*
Cohort change† 1905 to 1910140.74**0.82**
Denmark60.630.44
England and Wales60.410.20
Finland60.520.37
France60.640.08
Netherlands60.780.79
Norway60.84*0.76
Sweden60.88*0.54