Table 4

Mortality ratios of all-cause mortality for income quintiles adjusted for age, education, socioeconomic status, economic activity and living alone in 1988–1991, 1996–1999 and 2004–2007, women aged 35–64 years

 Income quintile Model 1: age + income 95% CI Model 2: M1 + EDU + SES Model 3: M2 + ECON Model 4: M3 + ALONE 95% CI Change in excess mortality from M1 to M4, % * 1. Period 1988–1991 1. Quintile (high) 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 2. Quintile 1.12 1.03 to 1.21 1.09 0.97 0.96 0.89 to 1.04 −133 3. Quintile 1.35 1.25 to 1.46 1.30 1.02 1.01 0.93 to 1.09 −97 4. Quintile 1.62 1.51 to 1.75 1.54 1.04 1.02 0.94 to 1.11 −96 5. Quintile (low) 2.17 2.02 to 2.32 2.03 1.21 1.13 1.05 to 1.23 −88 2. Period 1996–1999 1. Quintile (high) 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 2. Quintile 1.12 1.03 to 1.21 1.06 0.96 0.95 0.87 to 1.03 −146 3. Quintile 1.32 1.22 to 1.43 1.22 0.95 0.94 0.86 to 1.02 −119 4. Quintile 1.71 1.59 to 1.85 1.57 1.04 1.02 0.94 to 1.10 −98 5. Quintile (low) 2.75 2.56 to 2.95 2.52 1.41 1.29 1.18 to 1.40 −84 3. Period 2004–2007 1. Quintile (high) 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 2. Quintile 1.23 1.13 to 1.34 1.18 1.10 1.08 0.99 to 1.18 −64 3. Quintile 1.58 1.46 to 1.72 1.48 1.21 1.18 1.08 to 1.28 −69 4. Quintile 2.22 2.06 to 2.40 2.04 1.34 1.29 1.19 to 1.41 −76 5. Quintile (low) 4.23 3.94 to 4.55 3.81 1.86 1.66 1.52 to 1.81 −80
• * Change in excess mortality is calculated as follows: ((RR in M4 − RR in M1))/((RR in M1) − 1)×100.

• ALONE, living alone; ECON, economic activity; EDU, education; SES, occupational social class.