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Table 2 Smoking prevalence and number of smokers among male resettlers and men 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 32.0 123 40.4 19 31.2 58 30.0 36 35.1 3848 0.52
  25-44 38.3 425 44.2 42 41.6 200 34.7 149 35.5 12239 0.02
  45-64 30.8 239 37.9 22 36.0 105 25.0 100 28.7 7520 <0.01
  ≥ 65 12.8 22 - -* - -* 12.8 17 10.6 1111 0.86
  total 33.1 809 41.0 84 37.1 366 27.9 302 30.1 24718 <0.01
Low level of education 18-24 52.1 174 50.0 23 53.8 121 48.9 23 58.2 2645 0.22
  25-44 52.6 478 63.0 63 53.4 241 46.3 133 51.8 8725 0.04
  45-64 41.8 391 50.0 33 44.2 168 39.6 180 35.7 8923 <0.01
  ≥ 65 13.2 88 - -* 12.0 22 13.5 60 14.3 3478 0.89
  total 39.7 1131 50.8 123 44.6 552 32.1 396 33.6 23771 <0.01
Both educational levels combined 18-24 41.4 298 44.7 42 43.6 179 35.7 60 41.9 6518 0.40
  25-44 44.7 906 54.0 107 47.1 442 39.3 282 40.9 21024 <0.01
  45-64 36.9 636 44.0 55 40.9 277 32.8 282 32.1 16510 <0.01
  ≥ 65 13.2 111 14.3 5 11.8 25 13.5 78 13.2 4619 0.95
  total 36.7 1951 46.2 209 41.3 923 30.2 702 31.7 48671 <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