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Table 1 Characteristics of cohort by citizenship, Reggio Emilia (Italy), 2008-2010

From: Effects of immigrant status on Emergency Room (ER) utilisation by children under age one: a population-based study in the province of Reggio Emilia (Italy)

  Italians   Immigrants   Whole Cohort  
Characteristics N % N % N %
Child gender       
 Male 3,237 50.6 1,218 51.1 4,455 50.8
 Female 3,158 49.4 1,165 48.9 4,323 49.2
Maternal age       
 <25 years 192 3.0 294 12.3 486 5.5
 25-34 years 1,755 27.4 788 33.1 2,543 29.0
 > = 35 years 4,448 69.6 1,301 54.6 5,749 65.5
Mother’s educational level       
 High 1,517 23.7 230 9.7 1,747 19.9
 Medium 3,228 50.5 734 30.8 3,962 45.1
 Low 1,650 25.8 1,419 59.5 3,069 35.0
Previous live births       
 No 3,277 51.2 992 41.6 4,269 48.6
 Yes 3,118 48.8 1,391 58.4 4,509 51.4
TOTAL 6,395 100.0 2,383 100.0 8,778 100.0