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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of study participants

From: Causes of and risk factors for posttraumatic stress disorder: the beliefs of Iraqi and Afghan refugees resettled in Australia

Characteristics Afghan refugees (N = 150) N (%) Iraqi refugees (N = 225)a N (%)
Gender     
 Male 74 (49.3) 95 (43.6)
 Female 76 (50.7) 130 (56.4)
Age in years, median (IQR) 29 (19) 36 (25)
Years of education, median (IQR) 6 (11) 11 (5)
Months in Australia, median (IQR) 60 (72) 38.5 (57.5)
Months externally displaced, median (IQR) 48 (84) 27.5 (37.2)
Arrival status to Australia     
 Refugee 64 (42.7) 116 (51.6)
 Asylum seeker 52 (34.7) 71 (31.6)
 Immigrant 34 (22.7) 36 (16)
 Other 1 (.4)
 No indicated 1 (.4)
Marital status     
 Never married 38 (25.3) 51 (22.6)
 Married/partner 97 (60.6) 151 (66.8)
 Divorced 2 (1.3) 5 (2.2)
 Widowed 13 (8.6) 12 (5.3)
Religion     
 Christian 102 (45.3)
 Muslim 150 (100) 86 (38.2)
 Mandean 37 (16.9)
  1. aMay not add to 225 due to missing data