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Table 1 Sociodemographic data for the primary study group (n = 56) at the time of arrival divided into respondents at the 6-year follow-up (n = 28) and dropouts (n = 28).

From: The hopes of West African refugees during resettlement in northern Sweden: a 6-year prospective qualitative study of pathways and agency thoughts

  Respondents Dropouts Total
  n Percent n Percent n Percent
Sex       
   Male 10 35.7 16 57.1 26 46.4
   Female 18 64.2 12 42.8 30 53.5
Religion       
   Christian 16 57.1 21 75.0 37 66.0
   Muslim 10 35.7 6 21.4 16 28.5
   No reply 2 7.1 1 3.5 3 5.3
Marital status       
   Married 13 46.4 10 35.7 23 41.0
   Unmarried 11 39.2 16 57.1 27 48.2
   Divorced 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Widow 2 7.1 0 0 2 3.5
   No reply 2 7.1 2 7.1 4 7.1
Education       
   University 10 35.7 8 28.5 18 32.1
   Secondary 11 39.2 13 46.4 24 42.8
   Primary 3 10.7 7 25.0 10 17.8
   No education 4 14.2 0 0 4 7.1
Self-reported health good 11 39.2 12 42.8 23 41.0
Regular social interaction outside family 4 14.2 7 25.0 11 19.6
Involuntarily separated from family 26 92.8 25 89.2 51 91.0
Witnessed torture/killings 26 92.8 23 82.1 49 87.5
Anyone important killed in home country 28 100 27 96.4 55 98.2