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Table 6 Incidence rate ratiosa (95% CI) by injury typeb and immigrant background

From: Health care utilisation for treatment of injuries among immigrants in Norway: a nationwide register linkage study

  Intentional injuries Unintentional injuries
Self-harm Assault Falls Traffic injuries Occupational injuries Sports injuries Home injuries
N 1314 6625 65,390 30,237 12,464 13,551 46,008
Immigrant status
 Non-immigrants (reference) 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
 All immigrants 0.43 (0.36–0.53) 1.41 (1.33–1.50) 0.94 (0.92–0.96) 1.15 (1.11–1.18) 1.67 (1.59–1.75) 0.73 (0.69–0.77) 0.96 (0.93–0.98)
Region
 EU/EEA 0.44 (0.31–0.62) 0.86 (0.76–0.96) 1.00 (0.96–1.04) 0.97 (0.92–1.02) 1.79 (1.68–1.91) 0.84 (0.77–0.91) 0.98 (0.94–1.02)
 European countries outside EU/EEA 0.41 (0.21–0.79) 1.26 (1.05–1.52) 0.79 (0.73–0.85) 1.01 (0.91–1.11) 1.49 (1.30–1.70) 0.63 (0.52–0.76) 0.86 (0.79–0.93)
 Africa 0.29 (0.18–0.49) 2.29 (2.09–2.50) 1.15 (1.09–1.21) 1.66 (1.57–1.75) 1.74 (1.57–1.94) 0.67 (0.57–0.78) 0.99 (0.94–1.05)
 Asia (incl. Turkey) 0.48 (0.36–0.63) 1.49 (1.37–1.62) 0.83 (0.80–0.86) 1.13 (1.08–1.18) 1.56 (1.45–1.67) 0.59 (0.53–0.65) 0.93 (0.89–0.96)
 North America and Oceania 0.83 (0.27–2.59) 0.39 (0.18–0.81) 1.00 (0.87–1.15) 1.04 (0.85–1.26) 1.34 (0.98–1.83) 0.84 (0.61–1.17) 1.10 (0.94–1.29)
 South- and Central America 0.48 (0.21–1.07) 1.83 (1.51–2.23) 1.12 (1.02–1.22) 1.29 (1.15–1.44) 1.71 (1.42–2.06) 1.35 (1.12–1.63) 1.06 (0.96–1.17)
  1. aAdjusted for sex, age, county of residence, marital status and SES
  2. bIn a subset of injuries (N = 133,928) treated in secondary care in the period 2009–2014 with available information on external circumstances
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