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Table 2 Sociodemographic characteristics of refugees settled in Australia

From: A factor analytic investigation of DSM-5 PTSD symptoms in a culturally diverse sample of refugees resettled in Australia

Variable M or n SD or %
Male gender 111 45.1%
Age, years 38.25 11.86
Country of Birth
 Iraq 75 30.5
 Iran 71 28.9
 Sri Lanka 68 27.6
 Afghanistan 8 3.3
 Others 24 9.7
Ethnicity
 Tamil 69 28
 Iranian 47 19.1
 Iraqi 29 11.8
 Chaldean 23 9.3
 Assyrian 14 5.7
 Arab 12 4.9
 Persian/Farsi 10 4.1
 Hazara 8 3.3
 Others 34 13.8
Marital Status
 Married 145 58.9
 Single 65 26.4
 Separated/Divorced 16 6.5
 In a Relationship/Cohabiting/Defacto 13 5.2
 Widowed 6 2.4
Educational Attainment
 Little or no formal education 10 4.1
 Completed primary 28 11.4
 Completed high school 99 40.2
 Completed university 76 30.9
 Completed vocational training 28 11.4
 Months in Australia 29.02 12.34
Visa Status
 Secure 111 45.5
 Insecure 135 55.5
  1. N = 246