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Table 1 Descriptive summary of the study population – patients who had contacts with psychiatric specialist healthcare from 2008 to 2011, N = 329,363

From: Utilization of somatic specialist services among psychiatric immigrant patients: the Norwegian patient registry study

Variables Ethnic Norwegians (N = 276,890, 83.3%) Immigrants (N = 52,473, 12.7%)
N % N %
Age
 0–19 91,001 32.87 27,326 52.08
 20–59 154,707 55.87 24,587 46.86
 60+ 31,182 11.26 560 1.07
Gender
 Male 129,275 46.69 26,559 50.61
 Female 147,615 53.31 25,914 49.39
World regions of origin
 Norway 276,890 100
 Western countries 29,156 55.56
 East Europe 5507 10.49
 Africa 3035 5.78
 Asia 12,065 22.99
 Latin America 2710 5.16
Circulatory system diseases
 Outpatient visit rate 21,559 7.79 2241 4.27
 Hospital admission rate 14,284 5.16 917 1.75
Infectious diseases
 Outpatient rate 7228 2.61 1461 2.78
 Admission rate 7411 2.68 997 1.90