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Table 2 Mortality by combined health information during the 10- and 18-year follow-ups (n = 1259)

From: Subjective and objective health predicting mortality and institutionalization: an 18-year population-based follow-up study among community-dwelling Finnish older adults

Follow-up period Combined health information
  Subjectively and objectively healthy (SO) (n = 150) Subjectively healthya (S) (n = 270) Objectively healthyb (O) (n = 160) Unhealthyc (UH) (n = 679) Total
10 years Deceased
n (%)
23 (15) 65 (24) 36 (23) 342 (50) 466 (37)
Follow-up time, yearsd 9.6 (1.5) 9.0 (2.4) 9.2 (2.0) 7.3 (3.5) 8.2 (3.1)
Person-years 1441 2419 1471 4949 10,281
Mortality rate / 1000 person-years 16.0 26.9 24.5 69.1 45.3
18 years Deceased
n (%)
85 (57) 162 (60) 88 (55) 542 (80) 877 (70)
Follow-up time, yearsd 15.0 (4.2) 13.6 (5.3) 14.3 (5.0) 10.0 (6.2) 11.9 (6.0)
Person-years 2255 3684 2281 6788 15,008
Mortality rate / 1000 person-years 37.7 44.0 38.6 79.9 58.4
  1. aSubjectively healthy and objectively unhealthy
  2. bSubjectively unhealthy and objectively healthy
  3. cSubjectively and objectively unhealthy
  4. dValues are mean (standard deviation)