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Table 5 Proportional representation of patient groups compared with that in the general population of Oslo (2010)

From: Use of emergency care services by immigrants—a survey of walk-in patients who attended the Oslo Accident and Emergency Outpatient Clinic

  OSLO (ref) OAEOC DEGP SOE
  % (N = 586,860) % (N = 3864) % (n = 1821) % (n = 2043)
Norwegians 72.7 64.7** 57.8** 70.8
Immigrants 27.3 35.3** 42.2** 29.2
 First generation 20.9 26.0** 31.7** 21.0
 Second generation 6.5 9.3** 10.5** 8.2*
Selected countriesa
 Sweden 1.8 4.7** 6.1** 3.5**
 Pakistan 3.6 3.5 4.1 3.0
 Somalia 1.3 3.0** 3.8** 2.3*
 Poland 1.5 2.5** 2.8** 2.3*
  1. OAEOC (Oslo Accident and Emergency Clinic), DEGP (general emergency clinic), SOE (trauma clinic)
  2. *Indicates a significant difference compared with their proportion in the general population of Oslo (p < 0.05), ** p < 0.001
  3. a Including both first- and second-generation immigrants