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Table 3 Odds ratios and 95% confidence intervals (95% CI) of hospital admission from emergency room visits, by country of origin. Arnau de Vilanova Hospital (Lleida, Spain), 2004–2005.

From: Emergency hospital services utilization in Lleida (Spain): A cross-sectional study of immigrant and Spanish-born populations

  Men Women Women (excluding gynecologic and obstetric diagnoses)
Country of origin OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Latin American 0.68 0.54–0.85 0.76 0.68–0.84 0.71 0.60–0.83
East Europe 1.02 0.85–1.22 1.27 1.15–1.41 1.01 0.87–1.18
Maghreb 0.48 0.41–0.56 1.65 1.51–1.81 1.27 1.10–1.46
Sub-Saharan Africa 0.74 0.60–0.90 1.50 1.33–1.70 1.52 1.28–1.82
Other low-income countries 0.32 0.14–0.72 1.94 1.43–2.64 2.24 1.48–3.40
High-income countries 0.75 0.55–1.02 0.69 0.53–0.91 0.77 0.54–1.09
All immigrants (except high-income countries) 0.65 0.59–0.72 1.25 1.18–1.32 1.06 0.97–1.15
  1. OR and 95% CI were obtained using multivariate logistic regression models with age as a covariate. The reference group was Spanish-born.