Table 3

Utilisation of health services by ethnic group: percentage of users, standardised for age and sex, total population (n=2012)

Indigenous Surinam Netherlands Antilles Turkey Morocco Total
Number 142213925851292012
Health service
general practitioner17.023.76.6 39.2 37.3 21.0
prescription drug use45.2 53.6 28.4 58.6 66.5 49.5
hospital admission6.85.6 17.4
outpatient specialist8.
other paramedics20.122.06.817.514.520.2
  • Percentages that are statically significantly different from the indigenous population are printed in italic (assessed with χ2, p<0.05).