Skip to main content

Table 2 Association between acculturation and use of general practice care (odds ratios and 95% confidence intervals)§

From: Acculturation and use of health care services by Turkish and Moroccan migrants: a cross-sectional population-based study

  Total
  (N = 646)
Moroccan ethnicity1 1.18 (0.82-1.70)
Sex2 0.77 (0.53-1.12)
Age 3 1.03 (1.01-1.05)*
Education 4 1.23 (0.79-1.92)
Self reported health 5 1.90 (1.51-2.40)**
Number of chronic conditions 6 1.26 (1.09-1.45)*
Cultural orientation 7 1.04 (0.92-1.19)
Emancipation 7 1.00 (0.94-1.07)
Communication in Dutch 7 0.95 (0.89-1.02)
Social interaction 7 1.08 (0.99-1.19)
  1. § There was no interaction between acculturation and ethnicity and/or gender; analyses were not presented for subgroups.
  2. * p < 0.05 ** p < 0.001
  3. 1 'Turkish ethnicity' served as reference category
  4. 2 'Male gender' served as reference category
  5. 3 Continuous variable (18 years or older). Each step equals +1 year
  6. 4 'Primary school at most' served as reference category
  7. 5 'Excellent self reported health' served as reference category
  8. 6 Continuous variable (range 0-11). Each step equals +1 chronic condition
  9. 7A higher score indicates higher acculturation