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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics

From: Determinants of health care utilization by immigrants in Portugal

  n %
Sex
   Women 705 46.6
   Men 808 53.4
Years of school education
   0–4 101 6.7
   5–9 432 28.6
   10–12 686 45.3
   13 or more 294 19.4
Employment Status
   Unemployed 200 13.2
   Student 95 6.3
   Housekeeper 4 0.3
   Retired 2 0.1
   Employed 1212 80.1
Economic situation (perceived)
   Very insufficient 119 7.9
   Insufficient 634 41.9
   Sufficient 756 50.0
   More than sufficient 4 0.2
Country of Origin
   Africa 522 34.8
   Asia 44 2.9
   Eastern Europe 178 11.9
   South America 758 50.5
Legal status
   Legal 783 53.6
   In process of regularization/Undocumented 678 45.4
  Mean SD
Age (years) 33.05 8.91
Length of say in Portugal 6.55 5.76