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Table 4 Association between ethnic group and mobility limitationa

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

  Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
  OR (95 % CI) OR (95 % CI) OR (95 % CI)
Finnish 1.00 1.00 1.00
Russian 1.40 (0.92–2.13) 1.47 (0.93–2.32) 1.51 (0.93–2.43)
Somali 6.31 (4.10–9.71) 3.29 (1.96–5.51) 3.61 (2.07–6.29)
Kurdish 12.25 (8.25–18.19) 8.31 (5.31–13.01) 7.40 (4.65–11.77)
  1. OR = odds ratio (derived from logistic regression models)
  2. Bolded ORs represent statistically significant associations
  3. 95 % CI = 95 % confidence interval
  4. Model 1: adjusted for age and gender
  5. Model 2: adjusted for age, gender, marital status, education, employment status, and difficult economic situation
  6. Model 3: adjusted for age, gender, marital status, education, employment status, difficult economic situation, body mass index, selected chronic conditions, and permanent injuries
  7. aMobility limitation defined as self-reported difficulty in walking 500 m or stair climbing