Table 3

Differences in disability duration (days) at the 50th percentile for workers’ compensation injury claims among immigrant and Canadian-born workers, adjusted* quantile regression models for different study inclusion criteria

Claims for women
2004–12 Claims (n=134 776)Fracture only claims (n=10 726)First claim only (n=159 747)
Worker immigration status
Canadian-bornReferenceReferenceReference
Recent immigrant (<10 years)1.5 (0.6 to 2.3)15.3 (8.0 to 22.7)1.4 (0.9 to 1.8)
Established immigrant (10+ years)4.1 (3.4 to 4.8)15.2 (7.8 to 22.5)2.4 (1.8 to 3.0)
Claims for men
2004–12 Claims (n=284 929)Fracture only claims (n=44 598)First claim only (n=325 999)
Canadian bornReferenceReferenceReference
Recent immigrant (<10 years)2.3 (1.9 to 2.7)15.6 (12.5 to 18.8)2.2 (2.0 to 6.9)
Established immigrant (10+ years)2.7 (2.3 to 3.1)11.4 (7.6 to 15.2)2.5 (2.2 to 2.9)
  • *Adjusted for gender, age at injury, occupation, injury type, injury year and prior claim in last 2 years.