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Table 1 Partial total, disability-free, and disabled life expectancy in ages 80–89, 90–99, and 100–105 across 10-year birth cohorts, overall and by sex

From: Are China’s oldest-old living longer with less disability? A longitudinal modeling analysis of birth cohorts born 10 years apart

  Octogenarians (aged 80–89) Diff P value
Birth cohort
1909–1918 1919–1928
Overall
 Total 6.38 [6.1–6.59] 6.58 [6.36–6.82] 0.20 0.044
 Disability-free 5.32 [5.01–5.5] 5.47 [5.2–5.72] 0.15 0.110
 ADL disabled 1.06 [0.95–1.24] 1.1 [0.96–1.28] 0.04 0.740
Men
 Total 6.14 [5.8–6.42] 6.22 [5.93–6.49] 0.08 0.566
 Disability-free 5.29 [4.91–5.55] 5.28 [4.93–5.55] − 0.01 0.950
 ADL disabled 0.86 [0.73–1.03] 0.94 [0.82–1.16] 0.08 0.226
Women
 Total 6.62 [6.27–6.9] 6.94 [6.67–7.26] 0.32 0.012
 Disability-free 5.35 [4.98–5.59] 5.67 [5.38–6.02] 0.32 0.004
 ADL disabled 1.27 [1.1–1.49] 1.27 [1.04–1.47] 0.00 0.592
  Nonagenarians (aged 90–99) Diff P value
Birth cohort
1899–1908 1909–1918
Overall
 Total 3.96 [3.78–4.13] 3.94 [3.81–4.1] − 0.02 0.932
 Disability-free 2.47 [2.26–2.69] 2.88 [2.75–3.06] 0.41 < 0.001
 ADL disabled 1.49 [1.34–1.64] 1.06 [0.95–1.17] − 0.43 < 0.001
Men
 Total 3.83 [3.6–4.08] 3.71 [3.55–3.9] − 0.12 0.310
 Disability-free 2.65 [2.42–2.9] 2.83 [2.71–3.05] 0.18 0.054
 ADL disabled 1.18 [1.03–1.32] 0.88 [0.76–0.99] − 0.30 < 0.001
Women
 Total 4.07 [3.84–4.27] 4.1 [3.95–4.29] 0.03 0.606
 Disability-free 2.33 [2.11–2.55] 2.91 [2.75–3.1] 0.58 < 0.001
 ADL disabled 1.74 [1.55–1.93] 1.19 [1.06–1.33] − 0.55 < 0.001
  Centenarians (aged 100–105) Diff P value
Birth cohort
1893–1899 1903–1909
Overall
 Total 1.38 [1.31–1.47] 1.4 [1.31–1.48] 0.02 0.756
 Disability-free 0.65 [0.59–0.72] 0.72 [0.66–0.82] 0.07 0.050
 ADL disabled 0.73 [0.67–0.79] 0.67 [0.59–0.75] − 0.06 0.088
Men
 Total 1.3 [1.16–1.44] 1.32 [1.18–1.47] 0.02 0.744
 Disability-free 0.76 [0.63–0.88] 0.75 [0.64–0.91] − 0.01 0.832
 ADL disabled 0.54 [0.46–0.66] 0.56 [0.46–0.66] 0.02 0.872
Women
 Total 1.41 [1.32–1.49] 1.42 [1.32–1.51] 0.01 0.794
 Disability-free 0.63 [0.57–0.7] 0.72 [0.65–0.82] 0.09 0.016
 ADL disabled 0.78 [0.71–0.85] 0.7 [0.62–0.78] − 0.08 0.052
  1. Data are life expectancy in years unless specified, with the 95% confidence interval in brackets after point estimate. Models adjusted for age, sex (only for overall), education, and urban/rural residence. Abbreviations: Diff difference, ADL activity of daily living