Males, Deprivation

Male life expectancy trend in Glasgow by deprivation

Similarly to female life expectancy trends by deprivation, male life expectancy at birth has risen in each deprivation decile in Glasgow over nearly two decades from 2000-02 to 2017-19. The graph below illustrates the trends in the most deprived and least deprived deciles (with 95% confidence intervals) compared with Glasgow overall .
Male LE lst mst dep GlasgowClick on graph to expand

In the most deprived decile, male life expectancy increased by 2.8 years, while in the least deprived decile the increase was 5.8 years. Since 2010-12 male life expectancy has reduced in the most deprived decile. 

As a result of these trends the gap in life expectancy between the most and least deprived deciles has widened from 12.4 years in 2000-02 to 15.4 years in 2017-19, an increase of 3 years. This is illustrated in the graph below.
Male LE lst mst dep GlasClick on graph to expand


These analyses use a local Glasgow Index of Multiple Deprivation (GIMD), based on the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD).  The deprivation deciles shown are not comparable to Scottish deprivation deciles.

The data presented above were published in Health in a changing city: Glasgow 2021a GCPH report that examined demographic, socio-economic, environmental and health trends in Glasgow over the last two decades. 

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