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Table 1 Characteristics of the 2001 Belgian Health Interview Survey sample and mortality rate (per 1,000 person-years) during follow-up until 31/12/2010

From: The global activity limitation indicator and self-rated health: two complementary predictors of mortality

   Distribution in sample Deaths (N) Mortality rate
Age    
  15-49 58.28 72 1.54
  50-64 21.88 159 9.37
  65-74 11.81 262 31.01
  75 or higher 8.03 409 88.37
Gender    
  Men 48.81 508 13.72
  Women 51.19 394 9.90
Education    
  Primary 15.54 342 30.94
  Lower secondary 19.11 222 15.27
  Higher secondary 30.32 196 8.24
  Tertiary 35.03 142 5.17
Activity limitations (GALI)   
  No limitation 77.80 387 6.31
  Moderate limitation 17.15 327 26.38
  Severe limitation 5.04 188 60.02
Self-rated health (SRH)   
  (Very) good 74.96 367 6.21
  Fair 20.62 367 24.40
  (Very) bad 4.42 168 61.49