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Table 2 Mortality rate ratios* (and 95% CI) of the GALI, SRH, gender and education during 10-year follow-up, 2001 Belgian Health Interview Survey

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

   Model 1 Model 2 Model 3 Model 4
   (Sociodemographics) (Sociodemographics + GALI) (Sociodemographics + SRH) (Sociodemographics + GALI + SRH)
Age      
  15-49 (ref cat) 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
  50-64 5.61 5.11 5.02 4.92
   (4.24-7.41) (3.86-6.76) (3.79-6.64) (3.79-6.52)
  65-74 17.21 14.19 14.22 13.54
   (13.20-22.45) (10.84-18.58) (10.86-18.61) (10.34-17.75)
  75 or higher 49.80 37.23 38.84 35.72
   (38.51-64.40) (28.59-48.49) (29.89-50.46) (27.42-46.55)
Gender     
  Men (ref cat) 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
  Women 0.57 0.55 0.54 0.54
   (0.50-0.65) (0.48-0.63) (0.47-0.61) (0.47-0.61)
Education     
  Primary 1.98 1.74 1.63 1.61
   (1.62-2.43) (1.42-2.13) (1.33-2.01) (1.32-1.98)
  Lower secondary 1.59 1.49 1.43 1.43
   (1.29-1.97) (1.21-1.85) (1.16-1.78) (1.15-1.77)
  Higher secondary 1.31 1.32 1.25 1.28
   (1.05-1.62) (1.06-1.61) (1.01-1.56) (1.03-1.59)
  Tertiary (ref cat) 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Activity limitations (GALI)     
  No limitation (ref cat) 1.00   1.00
  Moderate limitation   1.77   1.37
    (1.52-2.06)   (1.16-1.63)
  Severe limitation   2.96   1.79
    (2.46-3.56)   (1.42-2.25)
Self-rated health (SRH)     
  (Very) good (ref cat)    1.00 1.00
  Fair    1.78 1.49
     (1.53-2.07) (1.26-1.77)
  (Very) bad    3.63 2.50
     (3.00-4.39) (1.97-3.18)
log likelihood −2711.73 −2644.65 −2629.60 −2616.87
  1. *: from a Poisson regression model.
  2. CI Confidence interval; GALI global activity limitation indicator; SRH self-rated health.