Table 5

 Multiple regression models: income inequality and selected public goods indicators as predictors of state level mortality

Age group and modelInterceptMedian income($000s)GiniExpenditure per capita ($ 00s)/public services indexAdjusted R2 (significance of F statistic)
* p<0.05; **p<0.01; ***p<0.001.
All age all cause mortality
Median income854.913***−5.1870.049
Gini coefficient of income inequality251.999*11.373***0.239***
Median income, Gini264.986−0.26311.222**0.222**
Median income, Gini, total public expenditures300.5082.26211.220**−3.854*0.299***
Median income, Gini, public services index330.6771.84010.230**−0.804*0.275**
Median income, Gini, total education expenditures382.237*2.5049.790**−14.409**0.349***
Male, working age (25–64), all cause mortality
Median income942.054***−12.838**0.136*
Gini coefficient of income inequality−395.989*24.415***0.415***
Median income, Gini−255.825−2.84022.787***0.407***
Median income, Gini, total public expenditures−203.2890.89422.783***−5.700*0.470***
Median income, Gini, public services index−158.1130.28921.312***−1.196*0.451***
Median income, Gini, total education expenditures−64.9541.66520.455***−23.457**0.533***
Female working age (25–64), all cause mortality
Median income418.809***−3.5250.039
Gini coefficient of income inequality−35.2298.801***0.269***
Median income, Gini−57.4150.4509.059***0.254**
Median income, Gini, total public expenditures−33.4192.1559.057***−2.603*0.318***
Median income, Gini, public services index−12.9951.8728.388**−0.5540.297***
Median income, Gini, total education expenditures25.4172.4058.047**−10.179**0.371***