Table 4

HRs* for cardiovascular and psychiatric diagnoses and mortality of Western migrants and non-Western migrants for early labour market attachment (0–2 or 3–6 years between 1991 and 1996) for the periods 1997–2002 and 2003–2008 compared with native Swedes

Time periodPopulation0–2 years3–6 years
HR (95% CI)
Cardiovascular1997–2002Sweden11
Western0.35 (0.20 to 0.61)0.89 (0.67 to 1.19)
Non-Western1.12 (1.01 to 1.24)1.17 (1.04 to 1.31)
2003–2008Sweden11
Western0.71 (0.49 to 1.02)0.89 (0.71 to 1.12)
Non-Western1.21 (1.11 to 1.31)1.35 (1.24 to 1.47)
Psychiatric1997–2002Sweden11
Western0.70 (0.50 to 0.98)1.05 (0.79 to 1.39)
Non-Western0.92 (0.86 to 1.04)1.48 (1.31 to 1.68)
2003–2008Sweden11
Western0.87 (0.60 to 1.25)1.03 (0.77 to 1.39)
Non-Western1.06 (0.97 to 1.17)1.80 (1.61 to 2.01)
Mortality1997–2002Sweden11
Western0.32 (0.22 to 0.48)1.35 (1.03 to 1.77)
Non-Western0.31 (0.27 to 0.36)0.75 (0.63 to 0.90)
2003–2008Sweden11
Western0.33 (0.22 to 0.50)0.94 (0.72 to 1.23)
Non-Western0.31 (0.28 to 0.36)0.81 (0.70 to 0.92)
  • *Adjusted for sex, age and educational level.