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Table 5 Spearman correlation coefficients for several diagnoses (0 = no diagnosis, 1 = at least one diagnosis); weighted; entire cohort

From: Does refugee status matter? Medical needs of newly arrived asylum seekers and resettlement refugees - a retrospective observational study of diagnoses in a primary care setting

  Mental and behavioural disorders Somatoform symptoms Certain infectious and parasitic diseases Diseases of the respiratory system
Age (0 = child; 1 = adult) .100*** .163*** −.055** −.309***
sex (1 = female, 2 = male) −.014 −.038* .008 .011
asylum status (1 = AS, 2 = RR) −.192*** −.138*** −.104*** .200***
  1. AS Asylum seekers, RR Resettlement refugees
  2. * p ≤ 0.05. ** p ≤ 0.01. *** p ≤ 0.001