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Table 5 Relative risk of death from groups of conditions for recent amigrants compared to migrants residing in the Netherlands 15 years or longeraArrived less than 15 years ago to the Netherlands bRecent migrants compared to migrants residing in the Netherlands 15 years or longer. Adjustment for age and gender (column men & women)

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

  Relative Risk b(95% confidence interval)
  Men Women Men & women
Total mortality 1.08 (1.02–1.15) 0.94 (0.87–1.01) 1.02 (0.98–1.07)
Total avoidable mortality 1.13 (1.02–1.25) 0.88 (0.78–0.98) 1.01 (0.94–1.09)
Conditions of infectious origin 1.64 (1.24–2.18) 1.42 (0.96–2.11) 1.62 (1.29–2.03)
Suicides 0.72 (0.57–0.93) 0.59 (0.39–0.87) 0.68 (0.55–0.84)
Malignant diseases 1.09 (0.74–1.60) 0.90 (0.71–1.15) 0.92 (0.75–1.13)
Acute and chronic conditions 1.19 (1.04–1.36) 0.84 (0.72–0.98) 1.04 (0.94–1.15)
   Ischemic heart disease 1.09 (0.91–1.32) 0.90 (0.70–1.16) 1.04 (0.89–1.21)
   Asthma 0.50 (0.12–2.05) 0.37 (0.07–1.92) 0.46 (0.16–1.34)
   Hypertension & cerebro- vascular accidents 1.49 (1.14–1.93) 0.67 (0.49–0.91) 1.04 (0.85–1.28)
   Diabetes 1.29 (0.96–1.72) 1.05 (0.78–1.41) 1.17 (0.95–1.44)
Conditions related to maternity & neonatal period 1.36 (0.56–3.30) 1.0 (0.52–1.93) 1.12 (0.65–1.91)
  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