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Table 6 All-cause mortality rate ratios and confidence intervals among young-adult WOMEN in Belgium by region for 1991–1995 and 2001–2005 (reference category = higher education)

From: Educational inequalities in young-adult mortality between the 1990s and the 2000s: regional differences in Belgium

   91-95 01-05
   Model 1 Model 2 Model 3 Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
FR Higher sec 1.28** 1.19 1.19 1.51*** 1.25* 1.24*
   [1.07,1.54] [0.99,1.44] [0.98,1.44] [1.25,1.82] [1.02,1.53] [1.00,1.52]
  Lower sec 1.55*** 1.32* 1.33* 2.19*** 1.51** 1.56***
   [1.25,1.92] [1.04,1.66] [1.05,1.67] [1.72,2.78] [1.16,1.97] [1.20,2.04]
  Primary 1.86*** 1.42** 1.46*** 3.69*** 2.01*** 2.47***
   [1.54,2.25] [1.15,1.77] [1.18,1.82] [2.76,4.95] [1.46,2.78] [1.78,3.43]
BCR Higher sec 1.93** 1.89** 1.95** 1.18 1.01 1.07
   [1.23,3.03] [1.20,2.98] [1.23,3.08] [0.74,1.88] [0.62,1.66] [0.659,1.748]
  Lower sec 2.21** 1.78* 1.94** 0.99 0.75 0.78
   [1.36,3.58] [1.08,2.94] [1.17,3.20] [0.56,1.77] [0.40,1.39] [0.42,1.47]
  Primary 2.37*** 1.59 1.96** 2.34** 1.42 1.59
   [1.54,3.66] [0.99,2.56] [1.21,3.15] [1.40,3.91] [0.78,2.58] [0.86,2.95]
WR Higher sec 1.06 1.03 1.04 1.53*** 1.15 1.16
   [0.84,1.34] [0.81,1.31] [0.82,1.33] [1.22,1.93] [0.90,1.48] [0.90,1.49]
  Lower sec 1.30* 1.15 1.20 1.73*** 1.05 1.07
   [1.02,1.65] [0.89,1.48] [0.93,1.55] [1.33,2.25] [0.79,1.42] [0.80,1.44]
  Primary 1.86*** 1.42** 1.50** 2.70*** 1.38 1.54*
   [1.48,2.32] [1.10,1.83] [1.16,1.94] [1.90,3.84] [0.94,2.03] [1.05,2.26]
  1. Data: census 1991, 2001 linked to national register, own calculations.
  2. ***: p < 0.001; **: p < 0.010; *: p < 0.050.
  3. FR = Flemish Region, BCR = Brussels-Capital Region, WR = Walloon Region.
  4. Model 1: Controlled by age/Model 2: Controlled by age and employment situation/Model 3: Controlled by age, employment situation and nationality of origin.