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Table 1 Sample characteristics–immigrant region of birth and Canadian born ethnicity

From: Cancer and the healthy immigrant effect: a statistical analysis of cancer diagnosis using a linked Census-cancer registry administrative database

  % of total sample of individuals
Immigrant 19.8
Region of Birth  
 US 1.1
 UK/Ireland 4.0
 Continental Europe 8.2
 Western Asia/Mideast 1.0
 South Asia 2.9
 Other Asian nations 0.6
 Africa 0.4
 Americas 1.7
Canadian born 80.2
Race/ethnicity  
 White 79.3
 Black 0.2
 West Asian/Mideast 0.01
 South Asian 0.1
 Other Asian 0.4
 Latin American 0.02
# observations 31,031,320
# individuals 2,565,100
# cancer cases 204,100
  1. Note: UK/Ireland includes Israel and South Africa. Sample excludes Aboriginal Canadians