Table 5

Mean life expectancy (LE) and years of life spent free of morbidity, impairment or disability at age 50 for men and women in each country grouping from cluster analysis

Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, SwedenGreeceSwitzerlandCzech RepublicPolandAll
LE at age 50 (years)
 Men29.729.830.926.124.829.1
 Women34.333.235.231.331.533.8
LE free of morbidity
 Men10.010.313.16.06.79.7
 Women9.38.514.06.75.79.1
LE free of PFL
 Men18.215.722.315.710.517.5
 Women14.510.119.911.57.113.8
LE free of activity restriction
 Men17.321.721.212.310.517.1
 Women17.321.522.211.711.117.1
LE free of IADL restriction
 Men25.626.228.323.018.525.1
 Women25.823.730.324.420.325.5
LE free of ADL restriction
 Men26.728.128.524.019.426.2
 Women29.229.432.628.223.729.0
LE in good self-perceived health
 Men19.422.425.414.910.319.0
 Women20.422.428.216.710.920.2
  • ADL, activities of daily living; IADL, instrumental activities of daily living; PFL, physical functional limitations.