Table 1

Principal maternal sociodemographic data of recent immigrants and long-term residents

Recent immigrantsLong-term residentsP value
n=230n=662
Mean (±SD) N (%)Mean (±SD) N (%)
Mean age (±SD) (years)28 (±6)31 (±6)<0.001
Education*n=227n=662<0.01
 None23 (10.1%)33 (5%)
 Primary school57 (25.1%)117 (17.7%)
 Secondary school76 (33.5%)245 (37%)
 Superior education71 (31.3%)267 (40.3%)
Unemployed*n=227
206 (90.7%)
n=662
372 (56.2%)
<0.001
Single†n=228
23 (10.1%)
n=662
39 (5.9%)
<0.05
Housing‡n=226n=660<0.001
 Shelter9 (4%)9 (1.4%)
 Family housing199 (88.1%)638 (96.7%)
 With friend18 (8%)13 (2%)
Cannot count on somebody§n=225
204 (90.7%)
n=660
635 (96.2%)
<0.01
No regular social coverage89 (38.7%)63 (9.5%)<0.001
  • *Analysis on 889 patients.

  • †Analysis on 890 patients.

  • ‡Analysis on 886 patients.

  • §Analysis on 885 patients.