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Table 2 Potential gains in life expectancy(years) after excluding mortality for respiratory diseasesa

From: Mortality and life expectancy of Yokkaichi Asthma patients, Japan: Late effects of air pollution in 1960–70s

  1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000
Ages(years) Patients Mie Patients Mie Patients Mie Patients Mie Patients Mie Patients Mie
Males             
0–4 - 0.50 - 0.50 - 0.52 - 0.59 - 0.64 - 0.62
5–9 - 0.49 - 0.45 - 0.51 - 0.57 - 0.63 - 0.60
10–14 - 0.48 - 0.45 - 0.51 - 0.57 - 0.63 - 0.60
15–19 - 0.46 - 0.44 - 0.50 - 0.57 - 0.63 - 0.60
20–24 - 0.46 - 0.44 - 0.50 - 0.57 3.54 0.62 - 0.60
25–29 - 0.46 - 0.44 - 0.49 - 0.56 - 0.62 - 0.60
30–34 - 0.46 2.89 0.44 - 0.49 - 0.55 - 0.61 - 0.60
35–39 - 0.45 3.77 0.44 - 0.48 - 0.55 - 0.60 - 0.59
40–44 3.18 0.45 - 0.44 - 0.48 - 0.55 - 0.60 - 0.59
45–49 3.30 0.45 - 0.43 4.30 0.48 - 0.55 - 0.60 - 0.59
50–54 3.47 0.45 4.05 0.43 4.46 0.48 5.19 0.55 - 0.59 - 0.60
55–59 3.94 0.45 4.31 0.43 4.78 0.48 4.68 0.55 3.70 0.59 - 0.59
60–64 1.94 0.44 3.85 0.43 4.50 0.47 4.50 0.54 3.13 0.59 - 0.59
65–69 2.17 0.41 3.23 0.41 3.82 0.47 3.38 0.53 3.21 0.57 2.99 0.57
70–74 1.45 0.36 2.83 0.37 2.67 0.43 3.23 0.49 3.22 0.52 2.73 0.54
75–79 1.08 0.25 1.72 0.29 1.46 0.34 1.39 0.41 2.53 0.42 2.84 0.44
80–84 0.46 0.11 0.77 0.13 0.60 0.16 0.89 0.19 0.93 0.21 0.91 0.23
Average 2.33 0.42 3.05 0.41 3.32 0.46 3.32 0.52 2.90 0.57 2.37 0.56
Females             
0–4 - 0.36 - 0.33 - 0.32 - 0.34 - 0.34 - 0.32
5–9 - 0.32 - 0.30 - 0.31 - 0.32 - 0.34 - 0.31
10–14 - 0.31 - 0.30 - 0.30 - 0.32 - 0.34 - 0.31
15–19 - 0.31 - 0.30 - 0.30 - 0.32 - 0.34 - 0.31
20–24 - 0.31 - 0.30 - 0.30 - 0.31 - 0.34 - 0.31
25–29 - 0.30 2.20 0.29 - 0.29 - 0.30 - 0.34 - 0.31
30–34 - 0.30 - 0.29 13.52 0.29 - 0.30 - 0.33 - 0.31
35–39 - 0.30 - 0.29 - 0.29 - 0.30 - 0.33 - 0.30
40–44 - 0.30 - 0.28 5.53 0.29 - 0.29 - 0.33 - 0.30
45–49 4.57 0.29 - 0.28 - 0.28 2.92 0.29 - 0.32 - 0.30
50–54 4.14 0.28 2.72 0.28 3.14 0.28 - 0.28 3.25 0.32 - 0.30
55–59 3.48 0.27 - 0.28 3.30 0.28 2.03 0.28 1.94 0.31 - 0.29
60–64 3.85 0.26 2.79 0.27 3.45 0.27 2.08 0.27 2.07 0.31 2.22 0.28
65–69 2.67 0.25 2.12 0.25 3.22 0.25 2.21 0.26 2.12 0.30 2.46 0.27
70–74 2.45 0.22 1.74 0.23 2.29 0.23 1.82 0.23 2.18 0.27 1.43 0.25
75–79 1.97 0.17 1.74 0.17 2.09 0.18 1.86 0.19 2.12 0.22 1.12 0.20
80–84 0.97 0.09 0.70 0.09 1.16 0.09 0.94 0.09 1.03 0.11 0.30 0.11
Average 3.01 0.27 2.00 0.27 4.19 0.27 1.98 0.28 2.10 0.30 1.51 0.28
  1. aSee Methods section.
  2. - = Unable to be calculated because of no deaths.