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Table 3 Mortality rate ratios* (and 95% CI) of the GALI and SRH by age group, 2001 Belgian Health Interview Survey

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

   15-49 50-64 65-74 75+
Activity limitations (GALI)         
  No limitation (ref cat) 1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00  
  Moderate limitation 1.00 (0.48-2.06) 1.25 (0.82-1.92) 1.42 (1.03-1.96) 1.33 (1.04-1.69)
  Severe limitation 2.00 (0.77-5.21) 2.52 (1.44-4.40) 1.77 (1.16-2.70) 1.69 (1.22-2.33)
Self-rated health (SRH)         
  (Very) good (ref cat) 1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00  
  Fair 2.89 (1.58-5.26) 1.93 (1.28-2.92) 1.38 (1.01-1.90) 1.24 (0.97-1.58)
  (Very) bad 4.82 (1.77-13.12) 4.03 (2.24-7.25) 2.80 (1.82-4.30) 1.74 (1.23-2.45)
  1. *: from a Poisson regression model adjusted for gender, education and the other health measure.
  2. CI Confidence interval; GALI global activity limitation indicator; SRH self-rated health.