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Table 3 Odds ratio (95% CI) for receiving different diagnoses 1

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

  Non-specific pain Injury Psychiatric illness Respiratory infections Gastroenteritis
Country of origin:      
Poland 1.13 (0.89 – 1.43) 0.64 (0.49 – 0.84) 1.05 (0.68 – 1.62) 1.23 (1.01 – 1.51) 1.06 (0.62 – 1.82)
Germany 0.84 (0.64 – 1.10) 0.81 (0.60 – 1.07) 0.90 (0.56 – 1.46) 1.01 (0.81 – 1.28) 1.81 (1.02 – 3.21)
Somalia 2.03 (1.70 – 2.43) 0.41 (0.32 – 0.54) 0.85 (0.60 – 1.20) 0.88 (0.73 – 1.05) 2.01 (1.30 – 3.08)
Iraq 2.10 (1.77 – 2.50) 0.49 (0.38 – 0.63) 0.82 (0.58 – 1.15) 0.84 (0.70 – 1.00) 1.58 (1.02 – 2.44)
Norway Ref. Ref. Ref. Ref. Ref.
Reason for immigration:      
Protection 1.16 (1.03 – 1.31) 0.92 (0.77 – 1.10) 1.43 (1.10 – 1.85) 1.17 (1.03 – 1.32) 0.98 (0.72 – 1.33)
Work 1.46 (1.19 – 1.79) 1.51 (1.25 – 1.82) 1.93 (1.30 – 2.85) 0.73 (0.62 – 0.86) 0.56 (0.34 – 0.90)
Family reunion Ref. Ref. Ref. Ref. Ref.
Length of stay:      
0 – 2 years 0.97 (0.78 – 1.21) 1.27 (0.95 – 1.68) 0.26 (0.17 – 0.40) 1.02 (0.83 – 1.27) 1.28 (0.75 – 2.19)
3 – 5 years 0.95 (0.77 – 1.18) 1.33 (1.00 – 1.78) 0.55 (0.37 – 0.81) 1.08 (0.87 – 1.33) 0.63 (0.36 – 1.12)
6 – 10 years 1.09 (0.92 – 1.29) 1.26 (0.99 – 1.60) 0.78 (0.57 – 1.06) 1.15 (0.97 – 1.36) 0.88 (0.58 – 1.36)
11 – 18 years Ref. Ref. Ref. Ref. Ref.
  1. 1Multivariate logistic regression analyses, adjusted for age, gender, centrality, Norwegian citizenship, work income, enlistment with a RGP, and number of EPHC contacts.