Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 3 The relative measures of educational inequality in deaths with/without mention of musculoskeletal disorders

From: Educational inequalities in mortality associated with rheumatoid arthritis and other musculoskeletal disorders in Sweden

  Rheumatoid arthritis Other MSK disorders No mention of MSK disorders
Hazard ratio a RII Hazard ratio a RII Hazard ratio a RII
Low Medium   Low Medium   Low Medium  
30–69 years
 All 2.4 (1.6, 3.7) 1.7 (1.1, 2.6) 3.4 (1.9, 5.9) 2.8 (2.1, 3.7) 2.1 (1.5, 2.8) 3.8 (2.6, 5.3) 1.9 (1.8, 1.9) 1.5 (1.4, 1.5) 2.4 (2.3, 2.5)
 Men 2.1 (1.0, 4.7) 1.3 (0.5, 2.9) 3.2 (1.1, 9.7) 2.4 (1.6, 3.7) 2.2 (1.4, 3.4) 2.7 (1.7, 4.4) 1.9 (1.8, 2.0) 1.5 (1.5, 1.6) 2.3 (2.2, 2.4)
 Women 2.6 (1.6, 4.4) 1.9 (1.1, 3.2) 3.7 (1.9, 7.1) 3.2 (2.2, 4.7) 1.9 (1.3, 2.9) 5.1 (3.1, 8.5) 1.9 (1.8, 2.0) 1.4 (1.4, 1.5) 2.5 (2.3, 2.6)
70–79 years
 All 2.2 (1.6, 3.2) 1.6 (1.1, 2.3) 2.7 (1.9, 3.9) 1.7 (1.3, 2.1) 1.4 (1.1, 1.8) 1.9 (1.4, 2.5) 1.5 (1.4, 1.5) 1.3 (1.2, 1.3) 1.6 (1.6, 1.7)
 Men 2.8 (1.3, 5.8) 2.0 (0.9, 4.3) 3.3 (1.5, 7.0) 2.0 (1.4, 2.9) 1.6 (1.1, 2.4) 2.3 (1.5, 3.5) 1.4 (1.4, 1.5) 1.2 (1.2, 1.3) 1.6 (1.5, 1.7)
 Women 2.1 (1.4, 3.1) 1.5 (1.0, 2.3) 2.6 (1.7, 4.0) 1.4 (1.0, 1.9) 1.2 (0.8, 1.7) 1.5 (1.0, 2.2) 1.5 (1.4, 1.6) 1.3 (1.2, 1.3) 1.7 (1.6, 1.8)
80+ years
 All 1.8 (1.3, 2.5) 1.6 (1.1, 2.2) 1.7 (1.2, 2.3) 1.3 (1.1, 1.5) 1.2 (1.0, 1.4) 1.3 (1.1, 1.5) 1.3 (1.2, 1.3) 1.1 (1.1, 1.2) 1.4 (1.3, 1.4)
 Men 2.1 (1.1, 3.8) 1.7 (0.9, 3.2) 2.1 (1.1, 3.9) 1.7 (1.3, 2.2) 1.5 (1.2, 2.0) 1.6 (1.2, 2.2) 1.2 (1.2, 1.3) 1.1 (1.1, 1.1) 1.3 (1.3, 1.4)
 Women 1.8 (1.2, 2.6) 1.6 (1.1, 2.3) 1.6 (1.1, 2.2) 1.1 (0.9, 1.3) 1.1 (0.9, 1.3) 1.1 (0.9, 1.4) 1.3 (1.3, 1.4) 1.2 (1.2, 1.2) 1.4 (1.3, 1.4)
  1. RII relative index of inequality, MSK musculoskeletal. Models were adjusted for sex, marital status, and place of born (Nordic vs. non-Nordic)
  2. a High education as reference group
  3. Values in parentheses display 95% confidence interval
  4. Statistically significant results (p<0.05) are in bold