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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of long-term residents and immigrants in the study population

From: Incidence of breast and colorectal cancer among immigrants in Ontario, Canada: a retrospective cohort study from 2004-2014

Characteristic Long-term residents East Asia and Pacific Europe and Central Asia Latin America and the Caribbean Middle East and North Africa South Asia Sub-Saharan Africa US, New Zealand and Australia
N = 94,136,709 N = 5,235,458 N = 3,789,083 N = 2,718,788 N = 1,844,075 N = 4,613,474 N = 1,141,050 N = 380,564
Sex (%)
 Male 48.8 44.9 49.3 47.8 53.1 50.5 49.9 52.0
Age (years)
 Mean (SD) 47.5 ± 3 44.7 ± 15.8 43.1 ± 15.0 42.1 ± 14.8 40.8 ± 14.8 42.0 ± 15.1 40.2 ± 13.7 42.3 ± 15.1
Neighborhood income quintile (%)
 1 (lowest) 17.9 25.1 22.4 33.5 25.7 31.9 43.2 15.3
 2 19.5 24.9 19.4 24.7 18.7 24.8 19.6 16.8
 3 19.8 19.9 19.5 19.9 19.5 21.5 14.9 18.0
 4 21.1 17.5 21.6 13.7 20.5 14.6 12.8 20.2
 5 (highest) 21.8 12.4 16.9 7.92 15.2 7.0 9.2 29.4
Length of stay (years) (%) Mean (SD)   12.2 ± 6.4 13.9 ± 6.6 14.2 ± 6.9 11.5 ± 6.4 10.7 ± 6.0 12.4 ± 6.6 12.6 ± 7.0
 0–5   16.3 11.4 12.9 19.4 20.4 17.0 18.3
 6–10   60.3 68.9 67.0 55.2 49.9 60.3 59.6
 11+   23.4 19.7 17.2 25.4 29.7 22.7 22.1