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Table 3 Hospitalization among recent and longstanding male migrants, relative to native Norwegian men

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

  Any hospital admission 2008–2011, linear probability models Number of hospital admissions 2008–2011, Poisson regression models
Immigration period 2005–2007 1970–1989 2005–2007 1970–1989
B 95%CI B 95%CI IRR 95%CI IRR 95%CI
Constant/reference 0.298 0.296/0.299 0.298 0.297/0.300 1   1  
Migrants all regions −0.079 −0.083/−0.075 −0.012 −0.016/−0.007 0.601 0.566/0.639 0.944 0.916/0.974
Migrants classified by geographical origin
Western countries −0.072 −0.080/−0.064 −0.020 −0.028/−0.012 0.615 0.554/0.682 0.886 0.841/0.933
EU East Europe −0.104 −0.109/−0.099 −0.010 −0.034/0.015 0.436 0.393/0.485 0.988 0.838/1.165
Other East Europe −0.040 −0.064/−0.015 −0.011 −0.035/0.012 0.818 0.646/1.037 0.840 0.717/0.984
Africa −0.019 −0.036/−0.002 −0.046 −0.058/−0.034 1.061 0.882/1.275 0.795 0.715/884
West & South Asia −0.008 −0.032/0.016 0.025 0.017/0.033 0.812 0.661/0.998 1.172 1.109/1.238
Other Asia −0.056 −0.071/−0.041 −0.041 −0.051/−0.032 0.944 0.786/1.133 0.832 0.769/0.900
Latin America −0.050 −0.087/−0.013 0.002 −0.016/0.020 0.650 0.436/0.969 0.894 0.795/1.007
R2/Pseudo R2 0.043 0.041 0.066 0.064
N native Norwegians 1,102,919 1,102,919 1,102,919 1,102,919
N migrants 25,718 38,052 25,718 38,052
  1. Adjusted for four age categories: 30–39, 40–49, 50–59, and 60–69, reference category = 50–59, age coefficients not shown. B = OLS regression coefficient. IRR incidence rate ratio. Exposure variable, Poisson regression: personyears