Table 4

Adjusted Access and utilization scores of immigrant groups by years since arrival in Canada compared to the Canadian-born adjusted for age, sex, health status and number of years as a patient in the practice
First Contact Access1 % difference from Canadian-born (95% CI) First Contact Utilization1 % difference from Canadian-born (95% CI) Number of additional health visits in the past year compared to Canadian-born1 (95% CI)
0-<5 years 0.1 (-3.3, 3.5) −0.7 (-2.4,0.9) 5.3 (3.5,7.0) *
5-<10 years 1.6 (-2.0, 5.2) −0.7 (-2.4, 0.9) 1.2 (-0.6, 2.9)
10-<20 years −1.6 (-3.8, 0.7) −0.6 (-1.7,0.5) 1.4 (0.2, 2.6)*
≥20 years −0.2 (-1.6,1.1) 0.3 (-0.4,0.9) −0.05 (-7.4, 0.6)

1 Adjusted for age, sex, health status and number of years in practice.

* Significantly different from the Canadian-born population.

Muggah et al.

Muggah et al. BMC Family Practice 2012 13:128   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-13-128

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