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Table 5 Association Between Country of Birth and Outcome Variables Adjusted for All Dependent Variables, Including the Migration-Related Variables Language Spoken at home and Years in Sweden: SALLS 1994–2001, Age 25–84 (Swedish-born respondents excluded)

From: Mental health of immigrants from the former Soviet Bloc: a future problem for primary health care in the enlarged European Union? A cross-sectional study

  Country of birth Eastern Europe The former Soviet Union
   Poland Other  
  Sample size (n) 161 164 60
Psychiatric illness
Model 1a OR (95% CI)
Adjusted for all variables (without migration-related ones)
2.06 (1.00–4.24) 2.01 (0.98–4.13) 1 (Reference)
Model 2a OR (95% CI)
Adjusted for all variables + Language at home
2.11 (1.02–4.35) 2.05 (1.00–4.24) 1 (Reference)
Model 3a OR (95% CI)
Adjusted for all variables + Years in Sweden
1.92 (0.90–4.08) 1.96 (0.93–4.12) 1 (Reference)
Model 4a OR (95% CI)
adjusted for all variables, incl. both Language at home and Years in Sweden
1.94 (0.91–4.14) 1.97 (0.93–4.18) 1 (Reference)
Psychosomatic complaints
Model 1b OR (95% CI)
Adjusted for all variables (without migration-related ones)
2.03 (1.10–3.78) 1.30 (0.71–2.38) 1 (Reference)
Model 2b OR (95% CI)
Adjusted for all variables + Language at home
2.04 (1.07–3.79) 1.29 (0.70–2.38) 1 (Reference)
Model 3b OR (95% CI)
Adjusted for all variables + Years in Sweden
1.67 (0.87–3.19) 1.12 (0.60–2.11) 1 (Reference)
Model 4b OR (95% CI)
adjusted for all variables, incl. both Language at home and Years in Sweden
1.65 (0.86–3.16) 1.10 (0.60–2.53) 1 (Reference)
  1. Abbreviations: SALLS, Swedish Annual Level of Living Survey; OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval.
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