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Table 4 Relative risk of death from groups of conditions for different migrant groups compared to native Dutch population

From: Differences in avoidable mortality between migrants and the native Dutch in the Netherlands

  Relative Riska(95% Confidence interval)
  Turkish Moroccans Surinamese Antillean/Aruban
Men & women
Total mortality 1.15 (1.11–1.20) 0.90 (0.86–0.94) 1.33 (1.29–1.37) 1.27 (1.18–1.35)
Total avoidable mortality 0.93 (0.86–0.99) 0.77 (0.71–0.84) 1.50 (1.43–1.57) 1.23 (1.13–1.4)
Total avoidable mortality adjusted for all factors b 0.86 (0.81–0.93) 0.72 (0.66–0.78) 1.19 (1.13–1.25) 1.00 (0.90–1.11)
Men
Total mortality 1.22 (1.16–1.27) 0.86 (0.81–0.90) 1.40 (1.34–1.45) 1.35 (1.24–1.47)
Total AM 0.99 (0.91–1.07) 0.72 (0.65–0.80) 1.64 (1.54–1.75) 1.36 (1.18–1.57)
Conditions of infectious origin 1.28 (0.95–1.71) 1.48 (1.12–1.98) 2.89 (2.40–3.47) 3.56 (2.51–5.05)
Suicides 0.77 (0.60–0.98) 0.61 (0.46–0.83) 1.58 (1.33–1.88) 1.38 (0.99–1.93)
Malignant diseases 0.58 (0.40–0.78) 0.42 (0.29–0.60) 0.81 (0.64–1.04) 0.88 (0.53–1.46)
Acute and chronic conditions 1.08 (0.97–1.20) 0.68 (0.59–0.78) 1.79 (1.65–1.93) 1.25 (1.02–1.55)
   Ischemic heart disease 1.00 (0.87–1.14) 0.45 (0.37–0.55) 1.18 (1.05–1.32) 0.80 (0.59–1.10)
   Asthma 0.77 (0.11–5.57) 1.77 (0.43–7.25) 3.20 (1.16–8.79) 11.23 (4.05–31.14)
   Hypertension & cerebro- vascular accidents 1.25 (0.97–1.60) 0.80 (0.58–1.10) 2.61 (2.23–3.05) 1.68 (1.07–2.64)
   Diabetes 1.72 (1.27–2.32) 1.96 (1.47–2.62) 5.29 (4.48–6.25) 3.25 (2.04–5.17)
Conditions related to neonatal period 1.14 (0.90–1.44) 1.01 (0.78–1.31) 0.78 (0.54–1.11) 1.01 (0.60–1.72)
Women
Total mortality 1.04 (0.97–1.11) 1.00 (0.92–1.08) 1.23 (1.17–1.29) 1.16 (1.05–1.29)
Total AM 0.83 (0.73–0.93) 0.89 (0.78–1.02) 1.34 (1.24–1.44) 1.15 (0.98–1.36)
Conditions of infectious origin 1.45 (0.95–2.22) 1.97 (1.27–3.04) 1.97 (1.49–2.61) 2.12 (1.23–3.67)
Suicides 0.59 (0.38–0.92) 0.56 (0.33–0.95) 1.29 (1.00–1.67) 0.98 (0.55–1.73)
Malignant diseases 0.46 (0.36–0.59) 0.44 (0.33–0.60) 0.61 (0.51–0.72) 0.84 (0.62–1.12)
Acute and chronic conditions 1.09 (0.90–1.32) 1.09 (0.86–1.39) 2.18 (1.98–2.40) 1.46 (1.14–1.88)
   Ischemic heart disease 0.89 (0.66–1.19) 0.78 (0.52–1.15) 1.52 (1.30–1.77) 1.10 (0.74–1.63)
   Asthma 0.77 (0.11–5.56) 0.99 (0.14–7.13) 3.35 (1.46–7.65) -c
   Hypertension & cerebro- vascular accidents 0.99 (0.67–1.46) 1.08 (0.68–1.72) 2.26 (1.90–2.71) 1.60 (1.02–2.52)
   Diabetes 2.17 (1.46–3.22) 2.29 (1.42–3.70) 5.54 (4.62–6.64) 3.63 (2.28–5.78)
Conditions related to maternity & neonatal period 1.31 (1.01–1.70) 1.52 (1.19–1.96) 0.89 (0.61–1.30) 1.32 (0.78–2.23)
  1. aMigrant groups compared to the native Dutch population, adjustment for age, adjustment for age
  2. bAdjustment for age, gender, marital status, urbanization level, and area income
  3. cNo cases