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Table 2 Demographic, social, legal characteristics of those with and without any psychiatric disorder meeting ICD-10 or DSM-IV diagnostic criteria

From: Forced residential mobility and social support: impacts on psychiatric disorders among Somali migrants

Variables (N) Categories No Psychiatric Disorder Any Psychiatric Disorder OR 95%CI P
Age group (143) 18 - 25 27 (30.3) 12 (22.2) 1 0.6-3.36 0.43
  26-35 35 (39.3) 22 (40.7) 1.41 0.68-4.07 0.26
  35 - 65 27 (30.3) 20 (37.0) 1.67   
Gender (143) Male 41 (46.1) 30 (55.6) 1 0.35-1.35 0.27
  Female 48 (53.9) 24 (44.4) 0.68   
Marital Single 46 (51.69) 26 (48.14) 1 0.58-2.39 0.65
  Married 36 (40.45) 24 (44.44) 1.18 0.27-3.78 0.99
  Separated/widowed/divorced 7 (7.87) 4 (7.41) 1.01   
Employment in the UK (143) Unemployed 76 (85.4) 52 (96.3) 1 0.05-1.04 0.06
  Employed 13 (14.6) 2 (3.7) 0.23   
Income support (N = 143) No 61(68.54) 38(70.37) 1 0.44-1.92 0.82
  Yes 28(31.46) 16(29.63) 0.92   
Job seekers allowance (N = 143) No 55(61.8) 30(55.56) 1 0.65-2.57 0.46
  Yes 34(38.2) 24(44.44) 1.29   
Period in the UK (143) < 2 years 42 (47.2) 28 (51.9) 1 0.42-1.63 0.59
  ≥ 2 years 47 (52.8) 26 (48.1) 0.83   
Tenure (142) Temporary 56 (63.6) 42 (77.8) 1 0.23-1.09 0.08
  Permanent 32 (36.4) 12 (22.2) 0.5   
Legal status (143) Pending 14 (15.7) 11 (20.4) 1 0.30-1.75 0.48
  Resolved 75 (84.3) 43 (79.6) 0.73   
Discrimination (N = 143) Mean (sd) 1.1(0.98) 1.15(1.04) 1 0.75-1.47 0.78
     1.05   
Emotional support (143) mean (sd) 5.2(1.46) 4.52(1.94) 1 0.64-0.97 0.02
     0.78   
Friends Network (143) mean(sd) 8.76(3.09) 6.78(3.48) 1 0.75-0.93 0.001
     0.84   
Relatives Network (143) Mean (sd) 7.7(3.05) 5.7(3.05) 1 0.73-0.93 0.001
     0.82