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Table 3 Indicators of social integration by place of birth and gender. Means, adjusted for age

From: Immigration, social integration and mental health in Norway, with focus on gender differences

Indicators of social integration Place of birth Men Women Total
Knowledge of Norwegian language Western countries 3.14 *** 3.39 *** 3.30 ***
  Non-western countries 2.74 2.68 2.74
Reading Norwegian newspapers Western countries 3.62 *** 3.59 *** 3.62 ***
  Non-western countries 3.29 2.93 3.13
Visit by Norwegians Western countries 3.02 *** 3.10 *** 3.07 ***
  Non-western countries 2.22 2.35 2.28
Help/support from Norwegians Western countries 2.59 *** 2.73 *** 2.67 ***
  Non-western countries 1.80 1.93 1.86
Social integration index Western countries 12.51*** 13.22 *** 12.92 ***
  Non-western countries 10.33 10.78 10.56
  1. P < 0.05 *
  2. P < 0.01 **
  3. P < 0.001 ***