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Table 2 Distribution of the study population by country of origin. Sociodemographic variables. Spanish National Health Survey 2006.

From: Significant differences in the use of healthcare resources of native-born and foreign born in Spain

  ORIGIN
  ECONOMIC IMMIGRANT AUTOCHTHONOUS POPULATION (SPANIARDS AND NOT ECONOMIC IMMIGRANTS)
  % CI 95% % CI 95%
Sex     
Men 46.96 43.40–50.56 49.23 48.42–50.05
Women 53.04 49.44–56.60 50.77 49.95–51.58
Age group (*)     
16–24 18.50 15.73–21.64 11.93 11.33–12.55
25–34 37.95 34.54–41.49 18.81 18.12–19.52
35–44 25.25 22.40–28.34 18.87 18.27–19.47
45–54 12.06 10–14.47 16.11 15.54–16.71
55–64 4.43 3.13–6.22 13.36 12.84–13.89
65–74 1.15 0.64–2.05 11.07 10.63–11.53
75 and over 0.66 0.35–1.23 9.85 9.44–10.28
Marital status (*)     
Single/Divorced/widow 31.40 28.10–34.89 35.66 34.86–36.46
Married or living together 68.60 65.11–71.90 64.34 63.54–65.14
Educational level (*)     
No formal education 6.85 5.13–9.11 11.69 11.22–12.18
Junior school 39.38 35.95–42.32 43.78 42.98–44.58
High school 38.19 34.78–41.73 27.40 26.65–28.16
University and higher education 15.57 13.25–18.22 17.13 16.51–17.77
Occupational status(*)     
Employed 69.39 66.01–72.57 49.81 49–50.62
Unemployed 9.77 7.84–12.12 6.92 6.50–7.37
Inactive 20.84 18.10–23.88 43.27 42.48–44.06
Size of town(*)     
Rural (≤ 10,000 inhabitants) 10.63 8.79–12.80 22.59 21.94–23.25
Urban(>10,000 inhabitants) 89.37 87.20–91.21 77.41 76.75–78.06
Monthly income     
≤ 1200 euros 44.85 41.20–48.56 43.14 42.30–44
> 1200 euros 55.15 51.44–58.80 56.86 56–57.70
  1. (*) Statistically significant differences (p < 0.05)