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Table 1 Description, samples of migrants 1970–2007 and non-migrant native Norwegians, age 30–69 per January 1, 2008

From: Register study of migrants’ hospitalization in Norway: world region origin, reason for migration, and length of stay

World region origin Total N Immigration period (number of individuals) Reason for migration (number of individuals) Hospitalization 2008–2011, standardizeda
2005–2007 2001–2004 1996–2000 1990–1995 1970–1989 Work Family Refugee Un-known Any admission (%) Admissions per 1000 personyears
Western countries 62,184 10,464 8704 12,114 7989 22,913 11,643 7169 122 43,250 25.3 94
EU East Europe 24,443 15,015 2900 1636 1762 3130 15,295 4768 190 4190 21.9 80
Other East Europe 23,382 2382 4457 5285 9032 2226 1061 6291 12,811 3219 28.7 103
Africa 22,280 3348 5105 4411 3568 5848 477 6317 8228 7258 29.0 110
West & South Asia 39,633 1987 5162 8741 6519 17,224 414 10,798 10,184 18,237 32.5 137
Other Asia 37,139 5524 7110 4517 6065 13,923 1683 13,616 6052 15,788 24.6 92
Latin America 8846 1008 1226 1254 931 4427 379 3357 277 4833 29.6 101
Total 217,907 39,728 34,664 37,958 35,866 69,691 30,952 52,316 37,864 96,775 27.0 103
Number, sample of non-migrant native Norwegians, age 30–69: 2,181,948 28.7 116
  1. aDirectly age and gender standardized using native Norwegians, age 30–69, per January 1, 2008, as standard population