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Table 3 Life expectancy at age 25 (LE25), LE25 inequalities by educational level (gap) and Composite Inequality Indices (CII) of LE25 in the non-migrant population in 2001, 2011 and change over time (Δ), Belgium

From: Evolution of educational inequalities in life and health expectancies at 25 years in Belgium between 2001 and 2011: a census-based study

Educational level LE25, 2001 LE25, 2011 Δ LE25 P value Ineq, 2001 Ineq, 2011 Change Ineq, abs Change Ineq,% P value
Male
 GAPS
  Low 50.63 51.74 1.11 < 0.001 5.19 6.07 + 0.87 + 16.8% < 0.001
  Mid 53.18 54.73 1.55 < 0.001 2.65 3.08 + 0.43 + 16.2% < 0.001
  High 55.82 57.81 1.99 < 0.001 ref ref ref ref /
 CIIs
  CII, Abs. . . . . 3.14 3.36 + 0.23 + 7.3% < 0.001
  CII, Rel. . . . . 6.1% 6.3% + 0.2% +3.3% 0.004
Female
 GAPS
  Low 57.14 57.32 0.18 < 0.001 3.76 4.58 + 0.82 + 21.8% < 0.001
  Mid 59.14 60.09 0.95 < 0.001 1.76 1.81 + 0.05 + 2.8% 0.4561
  High 60.90 61.90 1.00 < 0.001 ref ref ref ref /
 CIIs
  CII, Abs. . . . . 2.32 2.38 + 0.05 + 2.2% 0.217
  CII, Rel. . . . . 4.1% 4.0% − 0.1% − 2.4% 0.696