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Table 2 Indicators of mobility in the migrant groups and the general Finnish populationc (%)

From: The ethnic gap in mobility: a comparison of Russian, Somali and Kurdish origin migrants and the general Finnish population

  Men Women
  Russian Somali Kurdish Finnish Russian Somali Kurdish Finnish
  %c (n)d %c (n)d %c (n)d %c (n)d %c (n)d %c (n)d %c (n)d %c (n)d
Prevalence of difficulties
 walking 500 m 4.1 (4) 3.7 (4) 21.3*** (35) 1.7 (6) 4.4 (10) 14.4*** (18) 35.4*** (53) 3.4 (18)
 carrying 5 kg for 100 m 0.0 (0) 7.0 (7) 19.9*** (32) 2.8 (13) 8.4 (24) 20.7** (31) 48.1*** (73) 9.2 (48)
 climbing several flights of stairs 5.3 (8) 12.7** (13) 29.1*** (46) 4.7 (27) 15.5 (41) 45.8*** (64) 55.4*** (87) 11.7 (68)
 running 100 m 12.5 (16) 14.8 (16) 33.0*** (51) 8.7 (37) 19.8 (51) 46.1*** (69) 54.2*** (83) 15.7 (89)
Mobility limitationa 6.5 (9) 14.8** (14) 31.7*** (51) 5.4 (30) 16.7 (44) 46.1*** (65) 57.0*** (90) 12.0 (69)
Poor performance in chair stand testb 32.2*** (39) 66.5*** (53) 60.0*** (100) 16.7 (89) 29.6*** (71) 72.5*** (105) 54.9*** (80) 14.5 (81)
  1. *p-value < 0.05; **p-value < 0.01; ***p-value < 0.001 (difference compared to the Finnish reference group, Satterthwaite adjusted F-statistic)
  2. aSelf-reported difficulties in walking 500 m or stair climbing
  3. bIncluding chair stand test times belonging to the lowest tertile (men time > 22.2 s and women > 24.7 s) and those unable to rise 10 times from the chair
  4. cAge-adjusted and weighted prevalence
  5. dCrude n