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Table 2 Binary logistic regression models for smoking among Turkish immigrants (men and women) in the Netherlands and Germany by length of stay in the country of origin and the respective host country (TR = Turkey, NL = the Netherlands, DE = Germany) 1,2,3

From: How immigrants adapt their smoking behaviour: comparative analysis among Turkish immigrants in Germany and the Netherlands

THE NETHERLANDS
  Men (number of observations = 852) Women (number of observations = 782)
Interaction variable (length of stay in TR and NL) Odds ratio 95% confidence interval p-value Odds ratio 95% confidence interval p-value
shortTR/middleNL 0.57 0.36-0.89 0.013 0.62 0.40-0.97 0.035
shortTR/longNL Ref. - - Ref. - -
longTR/middleNL 1.35 0.79-2.33 0.274 0.91 0.49-1.71 0.779
longTR/longNL Ref. - - Ref. - -
GERMANY
  Men (number of observations = 2383) Women (number of observations = 2402)
Interaction variable (length of stay in TR and DE) Odds ratio 95% confidence interval p-value Odds ratio 95% confidence interval p-value
shortTR/shortDE 0.22 0.07-0.69 0.009 0.69 0.25-1.92 0.478
shortTR/middleDE 0.73 0.56-0.95 0.021 0.81 0.59-1.10 0.182
shortTR/longDE Ref. - - Ref. - -
longTR/shortDE 1.38 0.88-2.18 0.165 1.22 0.72-2.10 0.456
longTR/middleDE 1.44 1.03-2.02 0.033 1.19 0.82-1.74 0.358
longTR/longDE Ref. - - Ref. - -
  1. 1Short TR = 0–17 years, long TR = 18 years and longer, middle NL: immigration year 1980 and later, long NL: immigration year 1979 and earlier, short DE: immigration year 2000–2009, middle DE: immigration year 1980–1999, long DE: immigration year 1979 and earlier.
  2. 2All models adjusted for education, occupation, net income per month, age, survey year (only NL).
  3. 3Rows in bold print indicate a p-value < 0.05.