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Table 4 Mean absolute and relative change in life expectancy, care need-free life years and life years with care need at age 65+ by sex and care level, 2001/03–2007/09

From: Expansion or compression of long-term care in Germany between 2001 and 2009? A small-area decomposition study based on administrative health data

   Mean change in CFLY change due to CLY change due to
   LE CFLY CLY Mortality Morbidity Mortality Morbidity
Any Care Level Men 1.179 0.965 0.214 0.890 0.075 0.289 −0.075
     92 % 8 % 135 % −35 %
Women 1.137 0.811 0.326 0.668 0.142 0.468 −0.142
     82 % 18 % 144 % −44 %
Severe Care Level Men 1.179 1.139 0.040 1.038 0.101 0.142 −0.101
     91 % 9 % 356 % −253 %
Women 1.137 1.100 0.037 0.893 0.207 0.244 −0.207
     81 % 19 % 667 % −565 %
  1. Note: All means are weighted by 1/∑ 2007/09i = 2001/03 2(CFLYi))
  2. Source: Statistical Offices of the Federation and the Länder, Statutory Long-Term Care Censuses 2001–2009 & Regional database (2013); author’s calculations