Table 2

Crude and adjusted prevalence rates (%) and prevalence odds ratios (OR) by region of birth, males
Region of birth Victorian population sizea Observed Age-adjustedb Observed Age-adjustedb Age- and SES-adjustedc
n % % OR (95% CI)d OR (95% CI)d OR (95% CI)d
Oceania 39802 3.7 4.9 2.2 (2.1-2.3) 2.5 (2.4-2.7) 2.6 (2.5-2.8)
North-West Europe 141754 6.2 3.0 3.8 (3.7-3.9) 1. 5 (1.4-1.5) 1.5 (1.4-1.5)
Southern & Eastern Europe 142711 10.2 4.1 6.4 (6.3-6.6) 2.0 (2.0-2.1) 2.0 (2.0-2.1)
North Africa & Middle East 37540 7.7 7.1 4.7 (4.6-4.9) 4.0 (3.8-4.2) 4.0 (3.8-4.2)
South-East Asia 74102 4.4 5.9 2.6 (2.5-2.7) 3.2 (3.0-3.3) 3.1 (3.0-3.3)
North-East Asia 41127 2. 7 3.5 1.6 (1.5-1.7) 1.7 (1.6-1.8) 1.9 (1.8-2.0)
Southern & Central Asia 54555 6.3 8.4 3.8 (3.7-3.9) 5.0 (4.8-5.2) 5.2 (5.0-5.4)
Americas 19252 3.7 4.0 2.2 (2.0-2.4) 2.0 (1.8-2.2) 2.0 (1.9-2.2)
Sub-Saharan Africa 22072 4.7 5.3 2.8 (2.6-3.0) 2.8 (2.6-3.0) 2.9 (2.7-3.1)
Australia 1682160 1.7 2.1 Referent Referent Referent
TOTALe 2421553 4.1 4.1 n/a n/a n/a
Overseas 572915 6.5 4.2 3.9 (3.9-4.0) 2.1 (2.1-2.2) 2.2 (2.1-2.2)
Pacific Islands 7829 7.7 10.1 4.7 (4.3-5.1) 6.5 (5.9-7.1) 6.3 (5.7-6.9)
New Zealand 31973 2.7 3.6 1.6 (1.5-1.7) 1.8 (1.7-1.9) 1.9 (1.7-2.0)

a based on 2006 Victorian census counts, b adjusted for age group; c adjusted for age group and SES quintile (nā€‰=ā€‰4997 missing data); d 95% confidence interval; e includes region of birth unknown.

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Abouzeid et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:252   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-252

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