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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

Factor Cronbach’s alpha Anxiety Depression PTSD Mental wellbeing
Perceived discrimination 0.82 0.27b 0.28b 0.24b −0.24b
Lack of host country specific competences 0.80 0.25b 0.34b 0.36b −0.31b
Material and economic strain 0.84 0.44b 0.54b 0.51b −0.49b
Loss of home country 0.87 0.23b 0.29b 0.30b −0.26b
Family and home country concerns 0.74 0.15b 0.18b 0.19b −0.15b
Social strain 0.81 0.39b 0.52b 0.47b −0.44b
Family conflicts 0.82 0.29b 0.38b 0.33b −0.34b
RPMS total 0.86 0.44b 0.54b 0.49b −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)