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Table 3 Relative and absolute inequality measures of ischaemic heart disease mortality for Barcelona and the Basque Country, 2001–2012

From: Stable socioeconomic inequalities in ischaemic heart disease mortality during the economic crisis: a time trend analysis in 2 Spanish settings

Age group (years) 25–49 50–64 65–74 > = 75 All ages
Region/Sex Period RII 95% CI RII 95% CI RII 95% CI RII 95% CI RII 95% CI
Barcelona
 Men 2001–04 4.2 (1.8–10.0) 1.6 (1.2–2.3) 1.1 (0.9–1.5) 1.1 (0.9–1.2) 1.2 (1.0–1.4)
2005–08 4.9 (2.4–10.4) 2.3 (1.3–4.2) 1.6 (1.2–2.2) 1.1 (0.9–1.3) 1.3 (1.1–1.6)
2009–12 4.5 (1.9–10.1) 2.0 (1.2–3.5) 1.4 (0.8–2.5) 0.8 (0.7–0.9) 1.1 (0.9–1.3)
 Women 2001–04 1.8 (0.2–15.5) 3.7 (1.0–13.4) 2.2 (1.5–3.4) 1.5 (1.2–1.9) 1.7 (1.3–2.1)
2005–08 33.6 (3.5–322.2) 1.6 (0.6–4.2) 3.4 (1.7–6.6) 1.4 (1.2–1.7) 1.8 (1.5–2.3)
2009–12 7.9 (0.7–84.7) 2.0 (0.6–6.5) 3.2 (1.3–7.8) 1.4 (1.1–1.7) 1.5 (1.2–1.9)
Basque Country
 Men 2001–04 3.3 (1.8–5.7) 1.4 (1.0–2.0) 1.2 (0.9–1.6) 1.4 (1.1–1.7) 1.5 (1.3–1.8)
2005–08 5.3 (2.7–10.3) 1.5 (1.0–2.3) 1.4 (1.1–1.9) 1.2 (0.9–1.4) 1.4 (1.2–1.7)
2009–12 4.1 (2.0–8.2) 1.5 (0.9–2.2) 1.1 (0.7–1.6) 1.2 (0.9–1.5) 1.3 (1.1–1.6)
 Women 2001–04 3.2 (0.7–14.4) 4.3 (1.2–15.1) 1.6 (0.9–2.9) 1.2 (0.9–1.5) 1.5 (1.1–1.9)
2005–08 4.3 (1.2–15.5) 1.4 (0.5–3.7) 2.1 (1.2–3.9) 1.6 (1.3–1.9) 1.9 (1.5–2.4)
2009–12 6.7 (1.2–38.7) 1.7 (0.4–6.8) 2.4 (1.2–4.8) 1.7 (1.4–2.1) 2.1 (1.5–2.8)
Region/Sex Period SII 95% CI SII 95% CI SII 95% CI SII 95% CI SII 95% CI
Barcelona
 Men 2001–04 14.9 (6.6–23.4) 39.7 (12.1–67.4) 38.7 (−32.4–109.9) 58.5 (−106.4–223.5) 29.0 (4.4–53.6)
2005–08 13.1 (7.6–18.5) 58.6 (27.0–90.1) 110.9 (49.4–172.5) 74.4 (−65.2–213.9) 40.6 (20.8–60.3)
2009–12 10.5 (5.4–15.6) 47.9 (20.0–75.8) 68.1 (−49.4–185.6) − 157.1 (− 280.7- -33.4) 9.2 (− 11.4–29.7)
 Women 2001–04 1.3 (− 1.1–3.8) 13.6 (1.1–26.0) 57.0 (27.5–86.5) 217.6 (132.9–302.2) 37.0 (21.9–52.1)
2005–08 2.9 (0.9–4.9) 3.2 (−4.9–11.4) 61.6 (33.4–89.8) 158.2 (78.3–238.1) 34.0 (23.9–44.0)
2009–12 2.0 (0.2–3.8) 5.4 (−3.2–14.0) 31.9 (−3.3–67.2) 121.3 (65.3–177.3) 20.4 (10.0–30.7)
Basque Country
 Men 2001–04 15.3 (8.1–22.5) 27.7 (−0.4–55.7) 42.6 (−28.1–113.3) 338.1 (134.2–542) 69.2 (40.6–97.8)
2005–08 15.9 (9.7–22.1) 31.3 (0.7–61.9) 64.4 (9.3–119.5) 120.2 (−22.3–262.8) 38.1 (13.8–62.5)
2009–12 15.8 (9.9–21.7) 23.8 (−4.4–52.1) 16.5 (−47.9–80.9) 76.9 (−75.7–229.5) 26.4 (3.6–49.2)
 Women 2001–04 2.5 (0–5.01) 17.7 (7.23–28.2) 31.2 (−4.8–67.2) 103.7 (−2.7–210.2) 25.1 (7.9–42.3)
2005–08 3.2 (0.7–5.7) 2.8 (−5.0–10.6) 32.1 (5.6–58.6) 190.1 (114.3–266) 34.6 (22.6–46.6)
2009–12 1.8 (−0.4–4.1) 4.1 (−8.3–16.4) 27.2 (5.6–48.8) 157.9 (81.5–234.3) 29.1 (16.7–41.5)
  1. 95% confidence interval in parenthesis
  2. RII value can be interpreted as the relative inequalities in ischaemic heart disease mortality and SII as the absolute inequalities in ischaemic heart disease mortality comparing mortality rates between the two extremes of the educational spectrum (taking into account all educational levels)