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Table 5 Hospital admissions 2008–2011. Incidence rate ratios following multivariate poisson regression analysis. Adjusted for age, gender, family income & educational attainments (95% C.I)

From: How social and geographical backgrounds affect hospital admission with a serious condition: a comparison of 11 immigrant groups with native-born Norwegians

Norway (ref) 1
Sweden 0.86*** (0.82–0.90)
Poland 0.66*** (0.62–0.70)
Bosnia 0.93** (0.88–0.98)
Russia 0.84*** (0.77–0.92)
Somalia 0.67*** (0.62–0.73)
Turkey 0.85*** (0.79–0.91)
Sri Lanka 1.00 (0.94–1.08)
Iraq 0.99 (0.93–1.05)
Iran 1.01 (0.95–1.07)
Pakistan 1.41*** (1.36–1.47)
Vietnam 0.58*** (0.54–0.63)
Log Likelihood − 132 9928
  1. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001
  2. Definition of variables: Gender: male = 1, female =2. Age: 20–29 = reference, additional four variables for each age group 30–39, 40–49, 50–59, 60–69. Family income: lowest incom quintile = reference, additional four variables for each quintile
  3. Education: Primary education (1-10th grade) = reference, additional three variables with the highest completed educational leve, secondary education (10th -14th grade), lower level university education (14th – 17th grade) and higher level university education (more than 18 years)
  4. 1Individuals with missing education was excluded from the analysis