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Table 4 Hospitalization among recent and longstanding female migrants, relative to native Norwegian women

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 0.278 0.277/0.280 0.278 0.277/0.280 1   1  
Migrants all regions 0.021 0.013/0.029 −0.009 −0.014/−0.004 0.778 0.731/0.829 0.926 0.894/0.958
Migrants classified by region origin
Western countries −0.000 −0.015/0.014 −0.036 −0.044/−0.028 0.771 0.667/0.891 0.812 0.765/0.862
EU East Europe −0.057 −0.074/−0.039 −0.029 −0.049/−0.009 0.517 0.437/0.611 0.840 0.723/0.977
Other East Europe 0.044 0.020/0.068 0.016 −0.014/0.046 0.742 0.617/0.893 1.149 0.936/1.409
Africa 0.131 0.105/0.157 0.009 −0.012/0.030 1.193 1.035/1.374 1.007 0.873/1.161
West & South Asia 0.130 0.099/0.161 0.046 0.034/0.058 1.036 0.867/1.238 1.256 1.175/1343
Other Asia 0.004 −0.011/0.020 −0.040 −0.050/−0.030 0.744 0.654/0.847 0.769 0.711/0.832
Latin America 0.054 0.018/0.091 0.060 0.040/0.081 0.747 0.584/0.956 1.102 0.984/1.234
R2 0.019 0.019 0.037 0.036
N native Norwegians 1,079,029 1,079,029 1,079,029 1,079,029
N migrants 14,010 31,639 14,010 31,639
  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