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Table 1 Trends in absolute and relative socioeconomic inequalities in chronic illness among men and women aged 25–69 years in Germany

From: Post-millennial trends of socioeconomic inequalities in chronic illness among adults in Germany

  2003 2009 2010 2012 p-trend
Men
 SII (95% CI)a 0.06 (− 0.01 to 0.13) 0.11 (0.06 to 0.16) 0.15 (0.10 to 0.20) 0.17 (0.11 to 0.22) 0.013
 RII (95% CI)a 1.18 (0.98 to 1.41) 1.31 (1.15 to 1.51) 1.49 (1.30 to 1.70) 1.57 (1.37 to 1.80) 0.013
Women
 SII (95% CI)a 0.05 (− 0.01 to 0.12) 0.13 (0.09 to 0.18) 0.16 (0.12 to 0.20) 0.14 (0.08 to 0.20) 0.022
 RII (95% CI)a 1.14 (0.97 to 1.34) 1.42 (1.27 to 1.58) 1.47 (1.32 to 1.64) 1.40 (1.23 to 1.59) 0.021
  1. SII slope index of inequality, RII relative index of inequality, CI confidence interval
  2. aAdjusted for age