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Table 4 Emergency department utilisation rate ratio in the study area for each emergency department specialty, derived from the negative binomial regression.

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

  Obstetric and Gynaecological Surgical Traumatological Medical Psychiatric Minor Emergencies
ORIGIN       
   Spanish-born 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
   Foreign-born 1.43 (0.86; 2.35) 0.51 (0.43; 0.62)c 0.47 (0.38; 0.59)c 0.48 (0.39; 0.59)c 0.42 (0.18; 0.97)a 1.03 (0.92; 1.16)
SEX       
   Male - 1.68 (1.42; 1.98) c 0.86 (0.69; 1.07) 1.04 (0.84; 1.30) 0.65 (0.30; 1.40) 1.22 (1.09; 1.36)c
   Female 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
AGE       
   15–49 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
   50–64 0.11 (0.06; 0.19)c 1.35 (1.12; 1.62)b 1.06 (0.87; 1.36) 1.4 (1.13; 1.89)b 0.93 (0.41; 2.12) 0.74 (0.65; 0.84)c
   ≥ 65 0.12 (0.06; 0.22)c 2.07 (1.71; 2.51)c 1.22 (0.92; 1.61) 2.34 (1.79; 3.05)c 0.50 (0.15; 1.64) 0.46 (0.40; 0.53)c
  1. a p < 0.05 b p < 0.01 c p < 0.001