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Table 3 Crude utilisation rates of the emergency department for the total study sample, the Spanish-born population and the foreign-born population; and crude rate ratio for the foreign-born vs the Spanish-born population.

From: Hospital emergency department utilisation rates among the immigrant population in Barcelona, Spain

  Crude utilisation rate per 1,000 persons year TOTAL Crude utilisation rate per 1,000 persons year Spanish-born residents Crude utilisation rate per 1,000 persons year foreign-born residents Crude rate ratio foreign-born vs. Spanish-born residents 95% Confidence interval
TOTAL 382 431 315 0.729 (0. 715; 0. 744)
SEX      
   Male 356 421 289 0.687 (0.669; 0.706)
   Female 412 441 357 0.810 (0.78; 0.833)
AGE      
   15–49 377 457 318 0.696 (0.680; 0.711)
   50–64 361 389 273 0.702 (0.656; 0.750)
   ≥ 65 413 418 324 0.773 (0.701; 0.854)