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Table 1 Description of the population by migration status

From: Migrant health in French Guiana: Are undocumented immigrants more vulnerable?

   Native -born French Born French outside French Guiana Naturalized immigrant Long-term documented immigrant Temporary documented immigrant Undocumented immigrant Total p
   % % % % % % %  
Gender Female 52.5 46.8 60.1 49.7 63.3 52.2 52.9 0.38
  Male 47.5 53.2 39.9 50.3 36.7 47.8 47.1  
Age: Median [Interquartiles] 35 [25-49] 38 [31-50] 47 [32-56] 47 [38-53] 32 [23-41] 30 [24-38] 36 [26 -48] <10 -3
Country of birth French Guiana 100 - - - - 1.7 38.1 <10 -3
  Mainland France - 70.9 - - - - 11.4  
  Other French overseas territory - 19.4 - - - - 3.1  
  Haiti - - 29.7 40.8 34.8 33.0 16.3  
  Surinam - 2.1 6.9 19.6 27.3 50.1 13.6  
  Brazil - 1.6 5.1 19.4 17.4 3.0 5.7  
  Other South American country - - 15.3 9.1 7.4 6.4 4.1  
  Other Caribbean country - 2.6 23.0 4.8 11.5 5.4 4.7  
  Asia - - 9.2 4.3 1.7 0.4 1.5  
  Other - 3.5 10.8 2.0 0 0 1.6  
Duration of residence: Median [Interquartiles] - 5 [1-13] 25 [18-31] 21 [17-27] 9 [5-16] 9 [5-16] 16 [7-23] <10 -3
City Cayenne 77.4 72.9 80.2 65.7 65.7 41.7 69.0 0.04
  Saint-Laurent du Maroni 22.6 27.1 19.8 34.3 34.3 58.3 31.0  
Educational level None or primary 12.6 6.2 25.9 41.1 20.0 35.6 20.6 < 10 -3
  Secondary 66.0 41.5 52.5 53.5 76.1 61.2 59.8  
  Tertiary 21.4 52.3 21.7 5.4 4.0 3.2 19.7  
Occupational status Civil servant 13.0 38.9 5.0 2.0 - - 11.8 <10 -3
  Upper white-collar 5.7 14.6 - 0.4 - - 4.6  
  Lower white-collar 21.4 12.0 27.0 27.3 19.7 8.3 19.1  
  Blue-collar 14.2 6.6 10.5 20.8 16.4 40.8 17.5  
  Unemployed 10.7 8.8 8.3 18.1 20.2 0.8 10.9  
  Homemaker 8.0 5.6 24.9 17.3 21.8 39.5 15.9  
  Student 8.1 1.0 1.7 - 15.5 3.2 5.4  
  Retired 14.0 11.4 16.6 9.2 2.4 0.4 10.0  
  Inactive 5.0 1.1 7.6 4.8 4.0 7.0 4.7  
Perceived financial situation Good 30.8 59.4 32.3 11.8 9.8 4.6 20.6 < 10 -3
  Fair 35.5 26.5 34.9 38.5 32.3 29.4 34.5  
  Poor 33.7 14.1 32.9 49.8 57.9 66.1 44.8  
Fluency in French Good 97.2 100 82.3 71.7 68.9 46.1 82.8 < 10 -3
  Fair 2.8 - 17.7 28.3 31.1 54.0 17.2  
Feeling of loneliness No 87.1 81.5 73.7 83.2 78.9 73.6 82.0 0.1
  Yes 12.9 18.5 26.3 16.8 21.1 26.4 18.0  
Health status Poor self-assessed health 35.3 19.4 52.3 50.9 48.4 47.0 39.2 0.008
  Chronic disease 22.4 15.4 44.7 35.0 22.7 33.4 26.2 0.004
  Functional limitation 17.9 10.0 32.2 27.0 13.0 19.8 18.6 0.02
Total   37.8 16.1 6.9 14.2 11.0 14.0 100  
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