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Table 1 Health service use during the past 12 months among non-Sami youth and Sami youth - overall frequencies and variations by different ethnic contexts

From: Health service use in indigenous Sami and non-indigenous youth in North Norway: A population based survey

  School Health Service General Practitioner Psychologist/Psychiatrist
  Sami
% (N)
Non-Sami
% (N)
Sami
% (N)
Non-Sami
% (N)
Sami
% (N)
Non-Sami
% (N)
Total 25.8 (114) 23.9 (944) 53.1 (234) 48.9 (1938) 5.9 (26) 5.6 (221)
Low density 24.8 (26) 23.7 (465) 47.6 (50) 50.7 (992) 5.6 (115)1
Medium density 27.7 (53) 21.9 (208) 56.0 (107)* 47.9 (456) 5.8 (11) 5.7 (54)
High density 15.1 (13)1 53.6 (45)1 2
  1. Note: **p < 0.001 *p < 0.05; 1 Total sum of both ethnic groups' use of health service; 2 Not reported due to small N
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