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Table 6 Hospital admissions 2008–2011. Incidence rate ratios following poisson regression analysis. Adjusted for age, gender, family income, educational attainments, geographical location, reason for migrating and length of stay in Norway (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 0.87*** (0.84–0.92)
Poland 1.02 (0.94–1.10)
Bosnia 0.93 (0.86–1.01)
Russia 1.02 (0.92–1.13)
Somalia 0.71*** (0.65–0.78)
Turkey 0.93* (0.86–0.99)
Sri Lanka 1.08* (1.00–1.16)
Iraq 1.03 (0.95–1.12)
Iran 1.06 (0.99–1.13)
Pakistan 1.50*** (1.44–1.57)
Vietnam 0.60*** (0.56–0.65)
Log Likelihood −1,329,806
  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). Motive for migration: four variables: Labor migant/other, family reunion/other, asylum-seeker/other, education/other. Length of stay: Arrived after 2000/other. Four variables describing level-of-living conditions in resident municipality/city district (Oslo): More than 42,9% of population 20–66 years with a university level education/other, more than 5,5% of population 20–66 years recipients of social assistance/other, more than 7,5% of population 16–67 years recipients of disability benefit/other, level of unemployment more than 3,8% of adult population 20–66 years/other
  4. 1Individuals with missing education was excluded from the analysis