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Table 1 Description of the material, native Norwegians and immigrants from Poland, Germany, Somalia, and Iraq (95% CI)

From: Immigrants’ use of emergency primary health care in Norway: a registry-based observational study

  Norway Poland Germany Somalia Iraq
Number of patients 684 978 3 658 1 770 4 793 5 382
Mean age (years) 40.2 (40.1 – 40.2) 29.5 (29.0 – 30.0) 35.4 (34.4 – 36.4) 21.1 (20.6 – 21.5) 24.9 (24.4 – 25.3)
Percentage women 53.4 (53.3 – 53.5) 39.5 (37.9 – 41.1) 53.2 (50.9 – 55.5) 51.7 (50.3 – 53.1) 47.0 (45.7 – 48.3)
Immigrants’ length of stay in Norway (years) - 4.9 (4.6 – 5.2) 10.7 (10.0 – 11.4) 6.2 (6.1 – 6.3) 6.8 (6.7 – 6.9)
Percentage with Norwegian citizenship 100.0 (100.0 – 100.0) 15.4 (14.3 – 16.6) 17.4 (15.7 – 19.2) 53.1 (51.7 – 54.5) 53.1 (51.8 – 54.4)
Percentage rural (centrality 0) 13.4 (13.3 – 13.5) 5.2 (4.5 – 5.9) 9.9 (8.5 – 11.3) 3.7 (3.2 – 4.2) 2.8 (2.4 – 3.2)
Percentage enlisted with a RGP 97.8 (97.8 – 97.8) 92.3 (91.4 – 93.1) 93.3 (92.1 – 94.4) 97.9 (97.4 – 98.3) 98.7 (98.3 – 99.0)
Reason for immigration
(percentage of all immigrants with ≤ 18 years length of stay):
     
N   3 306 1 426 4 638 5 261
Protection - 0.5 (0.3 – 0.7) 1.1 (0.6 – 1.6) 40.6 (39.2 – 42.0) 43.7 (42.4 – 45.0)
Work - 58.7 (57.0 – 60.4) 47.9 (45.3 – 50.5) 0.0 (0.0 – 0.0) 0.2 (0.1 – 0.3)
Family reunion - 29.9 (28.3 – 31.5) 32.9 (30.5 – 35.3) 25.9 (24.6 – 27.2) 30.6 (29.4 – 31.9)
Other, unknown - 10.9 (9.8 – 12.0) 18.1 (16.1 – 20.1) 33.5 (32.1 – 34.9) 25.5 (24.3 – 26.7)