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Table 5 Frequency of use of healthcare resources in immigrant and autochthonous subjects included in the 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% OR CI 95%
Medical consultation 29.73 26.61–33.07 39.11 38.34–39.11 0.93 0.78–1.09
Hospitalization in preceding 12 months 10.52 8.38–13.12 9.51 9.06–9.98 1.39 1.07–1.81
Emergency visit in preceding 12 months 36.04 32.66–39.56 28.95 28.22–29.69 1.31 1.12–1.54
Dental visit in preceding 3 months 14.84 12.63–17.36 17.71 17.10–18.34 0.73 0.60–0.89
Medications consumption 54.08 50.50–57.61 66.91 66.12–67.69 0.91 0.77–1.08
Alternative medicines 5.37 4.03–7.11 4.83 4.52–5.16 1.38 1.01–1.88
Self-medication 18.81 16.19–21.76 15.45 14.86–16.06 1.04 0.86–1.26
Influenza vaccination 7.88 6.33–9.77 23.74 23.09–24.40 0.61 0.47–0.79
Gynecologist visits 46.69 42.13–51.30 40.03 39.03–41.04 1.18 0.97–1.44
  1. Comparison of frequencies using the calculation of adjusted odds ratios using autochthonous subjects as a reference category.
  2. Odds ratio (OR) adjusted by age, sex and co morbidity.