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Table 3 Linear regression models predicting symptoms of somatization, depression, anxiety and PTSD

From: Factors predicting symptoms of somatization, depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, self-rated mental and physical health among recently arrived refugees in Germany

  Somatization (N = 484) Depression (N = 483) Anxiety (N = 481) Symptoms of PTSD (N = 479)
  B SE 95% CI β B SE 95% CI β B SE 95% CI β B SE 95% CI β
Age −.01 .04 −.09–.07 −.01 −.02 .04 −.10–.05 −.03 −.04 .04 −.12–.04 −.05 −.06 .11 −.29–.17 .03
Sex1 −2.77 .65 −4.05 – −1.48 −.19*** − 1.39 .62 − 2.60 – -.17 −.10* − 2.07 .65 −3.35 – -.79 −.14** − 2.88 1.89 −6.60 – .84 −.07
University degree2 .81 .64 −.44–.2.06 .06 .19 .60 −.99–1.36 .02 −.02 .63 −1.26 – 1.22 −.001 1.55 1.83 −2.06 – 5.15 .04
Partnership3 .67 .67 −.64–1.98 .05 1.31 .63 .08–2.55 .10* 1.13 .66 −.17–2.43 .08 2.01 1.92 −1.77 – 5.78 .05
Parenthood4 −1.25 .76 −2.75 – .25 −.09 −.83 .72 −2.25 – .58 −.06 −1.32 .76 −2.81 – .18 −.09 −1.37 2.21 −5.71 – 2.97 −.03
Global Peace Index 1.00 .76 −.49–2.50 .06 −.23 .71 − 1.63 – 1.18 −.01 −.02 .75 −1.50 – 1.46 −.001 −.88 2.18 −5.17 – 3.41 −.02
Flight duration −.06 .10 −.25–.13 −.03 .10 .09 −.08–.27 .05 .05 .10 −.14–.24 .02 .48 .28 −.06–1.03 .08
Accompaniment during the flight5 −.43 .68 .1.76–.91 −.03 .22 .64 −1.03 – 1.48 .02 .59 .67 −.74–1.91 .04 −.05 1.95 −3.89 – 3.79 −.001
Number TEa .06 .10 −.13–.26 .03 .16 .09 −.03–.35 .09 .20 .10 −.001–.39 .11* .34 .29 −.24–.91 .06
Interpersonal TE6 −1.09 .89 −2.85 – .66 −.07 −.71 .84 −2.37 – .94 −.05 −.95 .89 −2.70 - .80 −.06 −5.22 2.59 −10.31 – -.14 −.11*
Information Family6 1.86 .62 .64–3.08 .13*** 2.15 .59 .99–3.30 .17*** 2.30 .62 1.09–3.52 .17*** 7.82 1.80 4.29–11.35 .20***
Support in Asylum procedure7 .34 .70 −1.04 – 1.71 .02 .23 .66 −1.06 – 1.52 .02 .59 .69 −.77–1.95 .04 2.78 2.02 −1.18 – 6.74 .06
Support in Family Reunion7 −.99 .75 −2.46 – .49 −.06 .12 .71 −1.29 – 1.51 .008 .46 .75 −1.01 – 1.93 .03 .08 2.17 −4.19 – 4.34 .002
Support in Health Care System7 3.38 .70 2.00–4.77 .24*** 1.96 .66 .65–3.26 .15** 2.18 .70 .81–3.56 .16** 5.48 2.03 1.49–9.47 .14**
R2 .141 .110 .136 .135
Adjusted R2 .115 .084 .110 .109
F 5.492*** 4.153*** 5.224*** 5.188***
  1. *p < .05; **p < .01; ***p < .001; 1female = 1, male = 2; 2yes = 1; no = 2; 3partnership = 1, no partnership = 2; 4children = 1, no children = 2; 5unaccompanied = 1, accompanied = 2 6yes = 1, no = 2; 7yes = 1, no = 0; aTraumatic events