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Table 8 Social class and life expectancy at 60 of simulated socioeconomic groups (95% confidence intervals in parentheses)

From: Life expectancy inequalities in the elderly by socioeconomic status: evidence from Italy

Social group (LCI) Life expectancy at 60 (UCI) Difference from CI
Italian life expectancy (2007)
“High” self-employed (23.33) 24.87 (26.43) 3.08 [1.54] [4.64]
“High” farmers (22.74) 24.35 (26) 2.56 [0.95] [4.21]
“High” employees (21.67) 23.28 (24.99) 1.49 [−0.12] [3.2]
“Medium” self-employed (21.93) 22.87 (23.76) 1.08 [0.14] [1.97]
“Medium” farmers (21.3) 22.3 (23.29) 0.51 [−0.49] [1.5]
“Low” self-employed (20.42) 21.57 (22.72) −0.22 [−1.37] [0.93]
“Medium” employees (20.34) 21.14 (21.19) −0.65 [−1.45] [0.12]
“Low” farmers (19.72) 20.98 (22.26) −0.81 [−2.07] [0.47]
“Low” employees (18.72) 19.76 (20.8) −2.03 [−3.07] [−0.99]
  1. Categories of control variables are set as follows: male, married, resident in the center, old-age retired. Source: elaborations on AD-SILC data