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Table 1 Immigration-related characteristics of the study population in BC and Ontario

From: Disparities in breast cancer diagnosis for immigrant women in Ontario and BC: results from the CanIMPACT study

   BC Ontario
  N (%) 14,198 (100) 46,952 (100)
  Long-term residents 12,520 (88.2) 41,457 (88.3)
  Immigrants 1678 (11.8) 5495 (11.7)
Region East Asia & Pacific 948 (6.7) 1636 (3.5)
Eastern Europe & Central Asia 121 (0.9) 933 (2.0)
Latin American & Caribbean 64 (0.5) 752 (1.6)
Middle East & North Africa 93 (0.7) 513 (1.1)
South Asia 191 (1.4) 968 (2.1)
Sub-Saharan Africa 56 (0.4) 261 (0.6)
USA/New Zealand/Australia 68 (0.5) 121 (0.3)
Western Europe 137 (1.0) 311 (0.7)
Immigrant Class Economic 961 (6.8) 2496 (5.3)
Family 609 (4.3) 2190 (4.7)
Refugee 94 (0.7) 699 (1.5)
Other 14 (0.1) 110 (0.2)
Years since immigration <  10 years 613 (4.3) 1981 (4.2)
> = 10 years 1065 (7.5) 3514 (7.5)