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Table 2 Relative risks are presented for all ethnic minorities compared to the native Dutch.

From: Ethnic differences in Internal Medicine referrals and diagnosis in the Netherlands

A Referrals to Internal Medicine outpatient care by Ethnicity (Relative risks (CI 95%) with Dutch as reference; age 15–70).
  Surinamese Turkish Moroccan Antillean/Aruban Cape Verdean p-value*
Referral area Erasmus MC N = 320       
Adjusted for sex and age 1.47 (1.05–2.06) 1.82 (1.29–2.56) 1.49 (1.00–2.21) 1.46 (0.78–2.75) 1.29 (0.85–1.97) 0.02
Additional adjustment for socio-economic status 1.49 (1.06–2.07) 1.84 (1.31–2.59) 1.50 (1.01–2.24) 1.49 (0.79–2.80) 1.30 (0.86–1.99) 0.02
Municipality of Rotterdam N = 1332       
Adjusted for sex and age 1.88 (1.58–2.24) 2.05 (1.68–2.50) 1.88 (1.48–2.39) 1.67 (1.24–2.26) 1.99 (1.49–2.67) <0.001
Additional adjustment for socio-economic status 1.83 (1.53–2.19) 1.97 (1.59–2.42) 1.79 (1.40–2.29) 1.65 (1.22–2.24) 1.88 (1.40–2.54) <0.001
B
Relative risks (CI 95%) for the use of outpatient care
N = 385
Comparison Relative riska
1st generation immigrants versus Dutch 1.85 (1.51–2.25)
2nd generation immigrants versus Dutch 1.08 (0.72–1.63)
2nd generation versus 1st generation immigrants 0.59 (0.39–0.88)
  1. *p-value of the overall ethnic differences (Wald test).
  2. a age 15–45, adjusted for sex, age and socio-economic status