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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