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Table 2 Description of overweight/obesity and acculturation markers among Portuguese immigrants

From: Acculturation, immigration status and cardiovascular risk factors among Portuguese immigrants to Luxembourg: findings from ORISCAV-LUX study

  Portuguese 1st generation (n=196) Portuguese 2nd generation (n=22) P–value*
Language proficiency % (n)    <0.0001
   Portuguese (n 121) 69.8 (118) 13.6 (3)  
   French/German (n 70) 30.2 (51) 86.4 (19)  
Length of residency/age (means ± SD) 0.45 ± 0.23 1  
Acculturation score (means ± SD) 1.75 ± 0.59 3.86 ± 0.35  
Overweight/obesity % (n) 69 (116) 45.5 (10) 0.028
  1. * P-value from X2 tests for categorical variables.