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Table 2 Age-adjusted odds ratios (OR) and confidence intervals (CI) for GP and EPC P-consultations for men and women by background variables

From: Immigrants’ use of primary health care services for mental health problems

  For GP consultation For EPC consultation
  Men OR (95% CI) Women OR (95% CI) Men OR (95% CI) Women OR (95% CI)
Age group     
 18-25 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
 26-35 1.31 (1.28-1.34)* 1.31 (1.29-1.33)* 0.91 (0.86-0.97)* 0.63 (0.59-0.67)*
 36-45 1.32 (1.29-1.35)* 1.48 (1.46-1.51)* 0.73 (0.69-0.78)* 0.62 (0.58-0.65)*
 46-55 1.29 (1.27-1.32)* 1.42 (1.40-1.45)* 0.70 (0.66-0.75) 0.58 (0.55-0.62)*
 56-67 1.08 (1.06-1.10)* 1.12 (1.10-1.14)* 0.48 (0.45-0.51)* 0.39 (0.36-0.41)*
Marital status     
 Married 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
 Never married 1.92 (1.90-1.95)* 1.48 (1.46-1.50)* 4.57 (4.28-4.87)* 2.66 (2.50-2.83)*
 Previously married 2.41 (2.37-2.45)* 2.28 (2.25-2.31)* 5.61 (5.24-6.01)* 4.09 (3.85-4.34)*
Place of residence     
 Urban 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
 Suburban 0.96 (0.95-0.98)* 0.95 (0.93-0.96)* 0.87 (0.82-0.92)* 0.92 (0.87-0.97)*
 Semi- rural 0.89 (0.87-0.92)* 0.89 (0.87-0.91)* 0.89 (0.82-0.97)* 0.92 (0.85-1.01)
 Rural 0.78 (0.77-0.80)* 0.80 (0.79-0.82)* 0.93 (0.86-0.99)* 1.01 (0.94-1.08)
Personal income 1     
 Middle income 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
 No income 3.47 (3.42-3.53)* 2.23 (2.20-2.26)* 8.86 (8.32-9.22)* 7.08 (6.72-7.46)*
 Low income 1.85 (1.82-1.88)* 1.38 (1.36-1.40)* 2.82 (2.65-3.00)* 2.30 (2.17-2.44)*
 High income 0.55 (0.54-0.56)* 0.62 (0.61-0.64)* 0.43 (0.39-0.46)* 0.47 (0.40-0.55)*
Non-P-consultations with GP    
 Zero 1.00 1.00   
 One 1.38 (1.36-1.40)* 1.21 (1.19-1.23)* - -
 2-4 1.69 (1.67-1.72)* 1.42 (1.41-1.44)* - -
 5+ 2.33 (2.29-2.37)* 1.75 (1.72-1.77)* - -
Non-P consultations at EPC services    
 Zero    1.00 1.00
 One - - 3.27 (3.11-3.44)* 3.41 (3.24-3.59)*
 2+ - - 11.64 (10.99-12.32)* 10.88 (10.32-11.48)*
  1. 120+ years only.
  2. *p < 0.05.