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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of the study population by ethnicity adjusting for age

From: The prevalence of substance use among Russian, Somali and Kurdish migrants in Finland: a population-based study

  Russian Somali Kurdish General population
  n % p* n % p* n % p* n %
Gender
 Men 251 37 < 0.01 211 45 0.32 325 56 < 0.01 493 48
 Women 437 63   264 55   288 44   672 52
Age
 18 to 29 181 27 < 0.01 197 41 < 0.01 215 37 < 0.01 288 37
 30 to 45 252 36   189 42   277 45   351 28
 Over 45 255 37   89 18   121 18   526 36
Marital status
 Married or cohabiting 443 60 0.96 313 66 0.07 422 65 0.03 752 62
Basic education
 High school graduate 517 77 < 0.01 108 28 < 0.01 253 42 < 0.01 783 66
Employment situation
 Employed 383 54 < 0.01 104 25 < 0.01 237 40 < 0.01 829 69
 Unemployed 137 22   91 20   155 25   48 4
 Economically inactive 167 25   266 55   218 36   273 27
Economic situation
 Unsatisfactory 296 45   299 62   396 65 0.00**   
Age at migration
 Underage 150 24   187 40   138 24 0.00**   
Duration of residence in Finland
  > 5 years 550 81   350 81   488 80 0.96**   
Grounds for residence permit
 Refugee or asylum seeker 4 0   229 72   377 75 0.00*   
Language proficiency
 Good 386 65   288 81   273 52 0,00**   
  1. *between the migrant group and general population
  2. **over the migrant groups