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Table 4 Mortality rate ratios* (and 95% CI) of the GALI and SRH by period of follow-up, 2001 Belgian Health Interview Survey

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

   0-3 years 3-6 years 6-10 years
Activity limitations (GALI)       
  No limitation (ref cat) 1.00   1.00   1.00  
  Moderate limitation 1.56 (1.05-2.33) 1.46 (1.08-1.97) 1.29 (1.00-1.66)
  Severe limitation 2.82 (1.77-4.50) 1.70 (1.13-2.56) 1.49 (1.04-2.13)
Self-rated health (SRH)       
  (Very) good (ref cat) 1.00   1.00   1.00  
  Fair 1.82 (1.23-2.70) 1.69 (1.26-2.26) 1.29 (1.01-1.65)
  (Very) bad 3.32 (2.03-5.42) 2.20 (1.43-3.39) 2.62 (1.81-3.78)
  1. *: from a Poisson regression model adjusted for age, gender, education and the other health measure.
  2. CI Confidence interval; GALI global activity limitation indicator; SRH self-rated health.