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Table 3 Cronbach’s alpha for the seven factors of post-migration stress and for total scale, and Pearson correlations between factors and total scale, and anxiety, depression, PTSD, and mental wellbeing, respectively

From: The refugee post-migration stress scale (RPMS) – development and validation among refugees from Syria recently resettled in Sweden

FactorCronbach’s alphaAnxietyDepressionPTSDMental wellbeing
Perceived discrimination0.820.27b0.28b0.24b−0.24b
Lack of host country specific competences0.800.25b0.34b0.36b−0.31b
Material and economic strain0.840.44b0.54b0.51b−0.49b
Loss of home country0.870.23b0.29b0.30b−0.26b
Family and home country concerns0.740.15b0.18b0.19b−0.15b
Social strain0.810.39b0.52b0.47b−0.44b
Family conflicts0.820.29b0.38b0.33b−0.34b
RPMS total0.860.44b0.54b0.49b−0.47b
  1. a The correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (2-tailed)
  2. b The correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed)