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Table 4 Life expectancy (LE) and health-adjusted life expectancy (HALE) at birth for Ontario, Canada, 1996–1997, before and after eliminating diabetes mellitus (DM)

From: Using linked data to calculate summary measures of population health: Health-adjusted life expectancy of people with Diabetes Mellitus

Expectancies at birth Men (95% confidence interval) Women (95% confidence interval)
Life expectancy before eliminating DM (years) 76.2 (76.1 – 76.2) 81.4 (81.3 – 81.5)
HALE before eliminating DM (years) 68.9 (68.7 – 69.2) 72.2 (71.9 – 72.5)
DM-eliminated LE (years) 78.9 (78.8 – 79.0) 84.1 (84.0 – 84.1)
DM-eliminated HALE (years) 71.6 (71.3 – 71.9) 75.4 (75.1 – 75.7)
Gain in LE (years) 2.8 (2.7 – 2.9) 2.6 (2.5 – 2.8)
Gain in HALE (years) 2.7 (2.3 – 3.1) 3.2 (2.8 – 3.6)