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Table 1 Smoking prevalence and number of smokers among female resettlers and women from the reference population

From: 'Imported risk' or 'health transition'? Smoking prevalence among ethnic German immigrants from the Former Soviet Union by duration of stay in Germany - analysis of microcensus data

Resettlers
  Age in years All resettlers   Short duration of stay   Medium duration of stay   Long duration of stay   Reference population   p-values1
   % n % n % n % n % n  
High level of education 18-24 24.1 135 11.1 8 23.2 69 30.1 41 30.7 3725 <0.01
  25-44 19.0 275 14.6 19 15.9 104 23.9 122 28.3 10648 <0.01
  45-64 14.7 131 8.6 5 5.9 21 22.5 99 22.3 5874 <0.01
  ≥ 65 4.7 10 0 0 - -* 5.3 9 8.0 810 0.45
  total 17.7 551 11.9 32 14.5 195 21.5 271 24.4 21057 <0.01
Low level of education 18-24 27.4 68 14.3 5 28.0 44 33.3 12 47.7 1421 <0.01
  25-44 23.5 174 8.8 7 17.2 66 40.4 86 42.7 5755 <0.01
  45-64 14.8 136 10.8 8 7.2 26 22.2 99 26.3 7010 <0.01
  ≥ 65 3.9 40 0 0 - -* 5.7 36 5.9 2227 <0.01
  total 14.3 418 8.1 20 11.5 140 17.6 233 20.2 16413 <0.01
Both educational levels combined 18-24 25.2 204 12.1 13 24.9 114 30.8 53 34.0 5160 <0.01
  25-44 20.6 453 12.2 26 16.4 172 28.8 209 32.1 16454 <0.01
  45-64 14.7 267 9.6 13 6.5 47 22.3 198 24.3 12926 <0.01
  ≥ 65 4.1 50 0 0 1.5 5 5.6 45 6.3 3048 <0.01
  total 16.1 974 9.9 52 13.2 338 19.5 505 22.4 37588 <0.01
  1. -* = number 1 to 4
  2. 1p-values are results of chi-square testing for differences between resettlers with different durations of stay and the reference population in each row