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Table 2 Typology of migration background in DEGS1 study

From: Utilization of preventive care among migrants and non-migrants in Germany: results from the representative cross-sectional study ‘German health interview and examination survey for adults (DEGS1)’

    Country of birth of DEGS1 participant’s parents
one abroad both
one in Germany abroad
Country of birth of DEGS1 participant abroad LOS in Germany
> 20 years
I
LOS in Germany
 ≤ 20 years
II
in Germany   III IV
  1. I First-generation migrants with LOS in Germany > 20 years
  2. II First-generation migrants with LOS in Germany <= 20 years
  3. III Second-generation migrants with one-sided migration background
  4. IV Second-generation migrants with two-sided migration background
  5. Abbreviations: LOS length of stay, DEGS1 first wave of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults