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Table 1 Overview about the total sample by using different definitions for “reporting type” and “migrant status”

From: An explorative approach to the cross-section of international migration and sexual preference: same-sex couples in Germany

a) “Reporting type” N N same sex % same sex Boundary
Valid answers, main residence 158,762 904 0.6 Lower
+ Valid answers, secondary residence/commuters 163,210 993 0.6  
+ Missing/imputed answers 163,229 997 0.6  
+ Possible wrong answers 165,318 3084 1.9 Upper
b) “Migrant status” N “migrant” % “migrant” N “native” % “native” Boundary
First generation,
foreign nationality
14,282 8.6 151,036 91.4 Lower
+ First generation,
German nationality
29,257 17.7 136,061 82.3  
+ Second generation,
foreign nationality
30,667 18.6 134,651 81.4  
+ Second generation,
German nationality
32,935 19.9 132,383 80.1 Upper
  1. Source: Calculations based on German Micro census SUF 2013 (N = 165,318)