Table B
Mortality hazard ratios, by sex, age group, education, occupation, income adequacy and activity limitation, non- institutionalized population aged 25 or older, Canada, 1991 to 2001

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Category Age at baseline
Total 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55 to 64 65 to 74 75 to 84 85 or older
Baseline population
Men (number) 1,358,400 371,900 353,700 243,000 190,500 135,700 55,300 8,200
Women (number) 1,376,800 400,500 364,700 226,600 161,700 136,400 71,600 15,300
Deaths
Men (number) 153,552 4,481 8,122 14,804 31,674 50,359 36,877 7,235
Women (number) 107,268 2,449 5,368 8,264 14,726 29,871 34,796 11,794
Education
Men
University degree 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Postsecondary diploma 1.17 1.33 1.32 1.40 1.28 1.14 1.04 0.89
Secondary graduation 1.42 1.89 1.76 1.74 1.55 1.32 1.11 0.95
Less than secondary graduation 1.71 2.86 2.39 2.26 1.94 1.55 1.21 1.10
Women
University degree 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Postsecondary diploma 1.13 1.24 1.29 1.18 1.21 1.11 1.04 0.90
Secondary graduation 1.26 1.55 1.46 1.37 1.39 1.24 1.11 0.95
Less than secondary graduation 1.45 2.41 2.05 1.75 1.74 1.44 1.19 0.98
Occupation
Men
Professional 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Managerial 1.12 1.03 1.10 1.09 1.23 1.09 1.14 0.95
Skilled/Technical/Supervisory 1.34 1.41 1.50 1.46 1.39 1.11 1.06 1.03
Semi-skilled 1.53 1.80 1.86 1.72 1.56 1.21 1.18 0.89
Unskilled 1.72 2.18 2.15 1.97 1.70 1.24 1.18 1.08
No occupation 2.29 5.89 6.17 4.56 2.47 1.62 1.38 1.67
Women
Professional 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Managerial 1.19 1.01 1.15 1.20 1.21 1.33 0.97 2.14
Skilled/Technical/Supervisory 1.26 1.13 1.23 1.24 1.24 1.21 1.13 2.03
Semi-skilled 1.28 1.42 1.35 1.27 1.25 1.19 1.18 1.69
Unskilled 1.45 1.60 1.65 1.41 1.45 1.34 1.21 1.67
No occupation 1.85 2.56 2.44 2.37 1.96 1.64 1.22 2.20
Income adequacy quintile
Men
Quintile 5 - richest 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Quintile 4 1.15 1.12 1.18 1.17 1.20 1.15 1.06 1.07
Quintile 3 1.27 1.25 1.25 1.33 1.38 1.24 1.11 1.06
Quintile 2 1.45 1.51 1.46 1.61 1.58 1.42 1.18 1.12
Quintile 1 - poorest 1.76 2.34 2.45 2.47 2.15 1.64 1.31 1.15
Women
Quintile 5 - richest 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Quintile 4 1.09 1.02 1.07 1.15 1.18 1.12 1.02 0.93
Quintile 3 1.16 1.12 1.22 1.31 1.28 1.15 1.05 0.93
Quintile 2 1.27 1.39 1.47 1.48 1.52 1.27 1.04 0.90
Quintile 1 - poorest 1.47 2.07 2.20 2.34 2.00 1.49 1.11 0.94
Income adequacy decile
Men
Decile 10 - richest 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Decile 9 1.11 1.03 1.05 1.12 1.18 1.15 1.05 1.04
Decile 8 1.18 1.09 1.20 1.19 1.25 1.19 1.10 1.07
Decile 7 1.24 1.18 1.22 1.28 1.34 1.25 1.07 1.09
Decile 6 1.30 1.21 1.27 1.35 1.43 1.31 1.13 1.07
Decile 5 1.36 1.31 1.30 1.46 1.56 1.32 1.14 1.08
Decile 4 1.47 1.41 1.41 1.62 1.63 1.46 1.18 1.14
Decile 3 1.55 1.69 1.61 1.79 1.79 1.56 1.22 1.15
Decile 2 1.72 2.08 2.07 2.18 2.11 1.72 1.33 1.19
Decile 1 - poorest 2.13 2.65 2.89 2.92 2.47 1.82 1.32 1.08
Women
Decile 10 - richest 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Decile 9 1.07 0.84 1.02 1.10 1.20 1.06 1.04 0.98
Decile 8 1.12 0.94 1.04 1.23 1.24 1.14 1.04 0.93
Decile 7 1.13 0.92 1.11 1.18 1.32 1.15 1.04 0.90
Decile 6 1.18 0.98 1.26 1.33 1.37 1.13 1.07 0.95
Decile 5 1.22 1.06 1.20 1.42 1.43 1.22 1.08 0.89
Decile 4 1.26 1.23 1.38 1.48 1.59 1.28 1.00 0.91
Decile 3 1.34 1.32 1.61 1.62 1.71 1.32 1.09 0.87
Decile 2 1.44 1.52 1.86 2.04 1.93 1.49 1.12 0.94
Decile 1 - poorest 1.67 2.15 2.52 2.72 2.36 1.67 1.17 0.92
Activity limitation
Men
Not limited 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Limited 2.09 4.17 3.69 3.10 2.39 2.00 1.71 1.58
Women
Not limited 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Limited 2.04 5.18 3.77 3.32 2.68 2.14 1.70 1.48
reference category
not significantly different from reference category (p < 0.05)
Notes: Mortality hazard ratios were adjusted for age in single years. Census population counts were rounded to nearest 100.
Source: Census mortality follow-up study, 1991 to 2001.
Table source: Statistics Canada, 2008, "The Canadian census mortality follow-up study, 1991 through 2001", Health Reports, September 2008, Catalogue number 82-003-X