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Table 3 Association between response to discrimination and poor self-rated health among marriage migrants who experienced ethnic discrimination in South Korea (N = 5,880)

From: Don’t ask for fair treatment? A gender analysis of ethnic discrimination, response to discrimination, and self-rated health among marriage migrants in South Korea

Response to ethnic discrimination Total Male Female
  Unadjusted Fully adjustedc   Unadjusted Fully adjustedc   Unadjusted Fully adjustedc
N OR 95 % CI OR 95 % CI N OR 95 % CI OR 95 % CI N OR 95 % CI OR 95 % CI
Not asking for fair treatmenta 3,982 1 Referent 1 referent 590 1 referent 1 referent 3,392 1 referent 1 referent
Asking for fair treatmentb 1,898 1.12 (0.94, 1.34) 1.1 (0.90, 1.34) 431 0.65 (0.41, 1.04) 0.61 (0.36, 1.04) 1,467 1.26* (1.04, 1.53) 1.21 (0.98, 1.50)
  1. *p < 0.05
  2. OR odds ratio, 95 % CI 95 % confidence interval
  3. aMarriage migrants who experienced ethnic discrimination but did not ask for fair treatment
  4. bMarriage migrants who experienced ethnic discrimination and asked for fair treatment against the discrimination
  5. cAdjusted for age, education, marital status, nationality, residential area, years of stay in Korea, income, occupation, the family’s perceived socio-economic position, and Korean language fluency
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