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Table 8 Hospital admissions 2008–2011. Age- and gender adjusted incidence rate ratios following multivariate poisson regression analysis. (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

Income quintiles
  Model 1
1 (lowest income)
Model 1
2–4 (intermediate income)
Model 1
5 (highest income)
Norway (ref) 1 1 1
Sweden 0.76*** (0.68–0.84) 0.84*** (0.80–0.89) 0.76*** (0.66–0.88)
Poland 0.38*** (0.34–0.42) 0.67*** (0.63–0.71) 1.44** (1.14–1.82)
Bosnia 0.74** (0.67–0.83) 0.99 (0.92–1.05) 1.38* (1.00–1.91)
Russia 0.53*** (0.44–0.64) 0.90* (0.82–0.98) 1.17 (0.78–1.76)
Somalia 0.70*** (0.63–0.77) 0.97 (0.88–1.06) 0.37 (0.05–2.60)
Turkey 0.74*** (0.64–0.84) 1.06 (0.99–1.15) 1.49* (1.01–2.20)
Sri Lanka 1.05 (0.91–1.22) 1.05 (0.97–1.13) 1.11 (0.73–1.69)
Iraq 0.78*** (0.71–0.87) 1.23*** (1.15–1.31) 1.28 (0.79–2.06)
Iran 0.84** (0.76–0.93) 1.07* (1.00–1.15) 0.96 (0.69–2.34)
Pakistan 1.21*** (1.11–1.33) 1.61*** (1.54–1.68) 2.10*** (1.82–2.44)
Vietnam 0.47*** (0.40–0.54) 0.68*** (0.63–0.74) 0.88 (0.62–1.25)
  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