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Table 3 Influence GP care use on acute care use (n = 2,962)

From: Use of acute care services by adults with a migrant background: a secondary analysis of a EurOOHnet survey

  Model Ca Model Da
IRR (95% CI) IRR (95% CI)
Migrant background (ref = native born)
Western migrant 1.08 (0.91–1.28) 1.46 (0.97–2.13)
Non-western migrant 1.54 (1.21–1.93) 1.73 (0.94–3.04)
Number of GP contacts 1.50 (1.44–1.57) 1.53 (1.46–1.60)
Interaction
Western migrant* number of GP contacts   0.92 (0.83–1.02)
Non-western migrant* number of GP contacts   0.97 (0.83–1.13)
  1. ref Reference group, GP General practitioner, IRR Incidence rate ratio, CI Confidence interval
  2. a Adjusted for age, sex and education level; *p < 0.05, in bold