Table 3

Crude and adjusted prevalence rates (%) and prevalence odds ratios (OR) by region of birth, females
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 41062 3.1 4.4 2.2 (2.1-2.3) 2.9 (2.7-3.1) 3.0 (2.8-3.2)
North-West Europe 143311 5.1 2.6 3.7 (3.6-3.8) 1.6 (1.6-1.7) 1.7 (1.6-1.7)
Southern & Eastern Europe 146632 8.4 3.8 6.4 (6.3-6.6) 2.5 (2.4-2.5) 2.4 (2.4-2.5)
North Africa & Middle East 35047 6.6 6.7 4.9 (4.7-5.1) 4.8 (4.6-5.1) 4.7 (4.5-5.0)
South-East Asia 91986 4.3 5.9 3.1 (3.0-3.2) 4.1 (4.0-4.3) 4.0 (3.9-4.2)
North-East Asia 50406 2.4 3.5 1.7 (1.6-1.8) 2.3 (2.1-2.4) 2.6 (2.4-2.7)
Southern & Central Asia 44767 5.7 6.7 4.2 (4.0-4.4) 4.8 (4.6-5.0) 5.0 (4.8-5.2)
Americas 20967 3.1 3.7 2.2 (2.1-2.4) 2.4 (2.2-2.6) 2.4 (2.2-2.6)
Sub-Saharan Africa 22895 3.7 4.4 2.7 (2.5-2.9) 3.0 (2.8-3.2) 3.1 (2.9-3.3)
Australia 1754144 1.4 1.7 Referent Referent Referent
TOTALe 2513054 3.5 3.5 n/a n/a n/a
Overseas 597073 5.4 3.8 4.0 (3.9-4.1) 2.5 (2.5-2.5) 2.5 (2.5-2.6)
Pacific Islands 9027 6.8 9.5 5.1 (4.6-5.5) 7.6 (6.9-8.3) 7.2 (6.6-7.9)
New Zealand 32035 2.0 2.9 1.4 (1.3-1.5) 1.8 (1.7-2.0) 1.9 (1.8-2.1)

a based on 2006 Victorian census counts; b adjusted for age group; c adjusted for age group and SES quintile (nā€‰=ā€‰4072 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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