Table 3:

Trends in preventable (avoidable) mortality across socioeconomic groups in Canada, 1991–2016

CharacteristicPeriod; age-standardized mortality rate (per 100 000)Change, 1991 to 2016
1991–19961996–20012001–20062006–20112011–2016AbsoluteRelative, %
Men
Overall152312411070996896−627−41.2
Income quintile
 Q5 (highest)1026769631590536−490−47.8
 Q41201962816734608−593−49.4
 Q313761111967896781−595−43.2
 Q216571390119311021024−633−38.2
 Q1 (lowest)24942096185417571616−878−35.2
Education
 Postsecondary degree910652560504442−468−51.4
 Some postsecondary13231074949944876−447−33.8
 High school diploma14361238104510701015−421−29.3
 Less than high school19291672156115641577−352−18.2
Women
Overall606546511512468−138−22.8
Income quintile
 Q5 (highest)428365327294258−170−39.7
 Q4474445366350317−157−33.1
 Q3526461442432393−133−25.3
 Q2604567530535500−104−17.2
 Q1 (lowest)945847842901830−115−12.2
Education
 Postsecondary degree316288278256235−81−25.6
 Some postsecondary485448406437426−59−12.2
 High school diploma523470488540537142.7
 Less than high school7807357528788749412.0