Table 4:

Trends in amenable (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
Overall677564465420359−318−47.0
Income quintile
 Q5 (highest)469373296270202−267−56.9
 Q4593459355317278−315−53.1
 Q3634514417374307−327−51.6
 Q2722641515455397−325−45.0
 Q1 (lowest)1017878786721641−376−37.0
Education
 Postsecondary degree414346280236213−201−48.6
 Some postsecondary638509429403343−295−46.2
 High school diploma683565474469430−253−37.0
 Less than high school816721638605566−250−30.6
Women
Overall520435395364317−203−39.0
Income quintile
 Q5 (highest)413366309254225−188−45.5
 Q4454391343296259−195−43.0
 Q3479420377345263−216−45.1
 Q2529406377365335−194−36.7
 Q1 (lowest)698574549539486−212−30.4
Education
 Postsecondary degree414324294266233−181−43.7
 Some postsecondary462366347331288−174−37.7
 High school diploma507426392373360−147−29.0
 Less than high school599514495517481−118−19.7