Table 2

Linked and unlinked estimates of mortality inequality by education for males and females in Estonia, 2000–2003 and 2012–2015

MalesFemales
LinkedUnlinkedLinkedUnlinked
2000–20032012–20152000–20032012–20152000–20032012–20152000–20032012–2015
Age: 30+ years
Maximal difference in SDRs1601135715501214675605655493
Mortality rate ratio
High (ref.)1.001.001.001.001.001.001.001.00
Middle1.481.551.591.241.241.271.340.88
Low2.062.262.041.951.761.991.761.62
AID283.7235.1262.8209.1126.6101.8117.698.8
Gini (×100)1214111211131012
SII2111151418971284820574699404
RII2.502.542.252.172.002.041.801.63
PAF (%)363738252625295
Age: 30–64 years
Maximal difference in SDRs12409551239956489399467436
Mortality rate ratio
High (ref.)1.001.001.001.001.001.001.001.00
Middle2.042.162.211.521.631.691.681.10
Low3.263.813.343.133.093.583.023.10
AID201.0151.4199.0145.269.551.367.341.4
Gini (×100)1720171917201716
SII13649821311919455322435253
RII3.624.943.404.283.564.493.333.01
PAF (%)5354564041384219
Age: 65+ years
Maximal difference in SDRs3109303728512294145714631441728
Mortality rate ratio
High (ref.)1.001.001.001.001.001.001.001.00
Middle1.251.341.351.131.131.161.250.83
Low1.561.731.511.481.401.581.411.22
AID594.7631.3465.8506.4278.9305.4214.2311.1
Gini (%)8116969510
SII51464249409234062433195818561493
RII2.002.121.721.811.711.851.501.59
PAF (%)282928192222240
  • AID, average intergroup difference per 100 000 person-years; Gini, intergroup Gini coefficient; PAF, population-attributable fraction; RII, Relative Index of Inequality; SDR, age-standardized death rate per 100 000 person-years; SII, Slope Index of Inequality per 100 000 person-years.