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Table 3 Characteristics of employees with migrant background, specified by nationality, n=1148

From: Utilisation of rehabilitation services for non-migrant and migrant groups of higher working age in Germany – results of the lidA cohort study

 German EMB (n = 902)Foreign EMB (n = 246)p-valuea
Utilisation of out- or inpatient rehabilitation [n (%)]115 (12.7)28 (11.4)0.565
Year of birth 1959 [n (%)]400 (44.3)79 (32.1)< 0.001***
Female sex [n (%)]488 (54.1)111 (45.1)0.012*
Occupational class [n (%)], m=12
 Highly qualified140 (15.7)26 (10.7)< 0.0005***
 Qualified321 (36.0)62 (25.4) 
 Un-/semi-skilled431 (48.3)156 (63.9) 
Low quality of leadership [n (%)], m=94266 (31.9)65 (29.7)0.537
High work-privacy conflict [n (%)], m=17206 (23.2)52 (21.4)0.554
Low influence at work [n (%)], m=266405 (57.6)109 (60.9)0.426
Work stress, ERI [Mdn (IQR)], m=3010.45 (0.25)0.43 (0.23)0.260b
Exposed to physical environmental factors [n (%)], m=1327 (36.3)81 (33.1)0.355
Exposed to physical burdensome factors [n (%)], m=1308 (34.1)92 (37.6)0.321
Poor self-rated health [n (%)]449 (49.8)112 (45.5)0.237
Home language mostly German [n (%)]764 (84.7)129 (52.4)< 0.0005***
  1. m number of missing values due to respondents not responding to the item, Mdn median, IQR interquartile range; * p < 0.05, *** p < 0.001
  2. atested with Chi2-test if not otherwise specified
  3. btested with Wilcoxon-Mann-Whitney-test