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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of study participants (n = 150)

From: Beliefs and knowledge about post-traumatic stress disorder amongst resettled Afghan refugees in Australia

Characteristics N (total = 150) %
Gender
 Male 74 49.3
 Female 76 50.7
Age in years, mean (SD) 32.8 (12.3)  
Years of education, mean (SD) 6.1 (5.2)  
Months in Australia, mean (SD) 71.4 (49.6)  
Months externally displaced, mean (SD) 67.5 (68.8)  
Arrival status to Australia
 Refugee 64 42.7
 Asylum seeker 52 34.7
 Immigrant 34 22.7
Marital status
 Never married 38 25.3
 Married/partner 97 60.6
 Divorced 2 1.3
 Widowed 13 8.6
Exposure to traumatic events (AWES), mean (SD) 12.9 (3.3)  
Hopkins symptoms checklist (depression subscale only)a 22 14.7
Probable PTSDb 69 46
  1. a HSCL—25 ≥ 1.75
  2. b IES-R ≥ 34