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Table 3 Sample characteristics

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)’

   n % weighted 95% CI
Sex Female 4198 50.3 48.9 51.8
Male 3789 49.7 48.2 51.1
Age 18–39 years 2086 33.5 32.4 34.6
40–59 years 3131 39.7 38.6 40.7
60+ years 2770 26.8 25.8 27.9
Socioeconomic status Low 1238 19.7 18.3 21.3
Medium 4743 60.3 58.7 61.8
High 1916 20.0 18.5 21.6
Missing 90    
Migration background No 6595 80.4 78.3 82.3
First-generation, LOS < = 20 years 277 6.4 5.4 7.6
First-generation, LOS > 20 years 362 6.4 5.5 7.6
Second-generation, two-sided 101 2.0 1.5 2.5
Second-generation, one-sided 351 4.8 4.1 5.5
Missing 301    
General health check
within the last 2 years
Yes 1745 40.9 38.9 43.0
No 2308 59.1 57.0 61.1
Filtered (aged < 35 years) 3596    
Missing 338    
Dental check-up
at least once per year
Yes 4697 77.3 75.7 78.7
No 1124 22.7 21.3 24.3
Not asked (age 65+ years) 2049    
Missing 117    
Skin cancer screening
within the last 2 years
Yes 1667 25.5 23.9 27.2
No 4448 74.5 72.8 76.1
Filtered (aged < 35 years) 1547    
Missing 325    
Cervical cancer screening
within the last 12 months
Yes 2242 57.5 55.6 59.4
No 1540 42.5 40.6 44.4
Filtered (aged < 20 years or male) 3881    
Missing 324    
  1. Source: DEGS1
  2. Abbreviations: 95% CI 95% confidence interval, LOS length of stay