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Table 4 Logistic regression estimates (marginal effects) showing age- and gender-adjusted predicted probabilities for the use of specialist healthcare for infectious diseases during 2008–2011 among psychiatric patients

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

Regions of origin Specialist healthcare for infectious diseases
Outpatient Admission
β (se) 95% CI β (se) 95% CI
Norway 0.026 (0.001) 0.025–0.027 0.026 (0.001) 0.025–0.027
Western countries 0.028 (0.001)* 0.026–0.030 0.026 (0.002) 0.023–0.028
East Europe 0.027 (0.002) 0.023–0.032 0.018 (0.001)** 0.014–0.021
Africa 0.047 (0.004)*** 0.039–0.055 0.034 (0.004)* 0.027–0.041
Asia 0.028 (0.001) 0.025–0.031 0.019 (0.001)*** 0.016–0.021
Latin America 0.033 (0.003)* 0.026–0.041 0.027 (0.003) 0.020–0.035
  1. Statistically significance values showing differences between immigrants and Norwegians (the reference group): *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001. β (se) = predicted probabilities and robust standard error (in parenthesis) and are adjusted to age and gender. CI = confidence interval