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Table 3 Associations between acculturation strategies and demographic characteristics, mood/anxiety disorders and contact with GP ( n ,%)

From: The relationship between acculturation strategies and depressive and anxiety disorders in Turkish migrants in the Netherlands

  Acculturation strategies Statistics
  Integration Assimilation Separation Marginalization Chi-Squared df
  n = 41 n = 44 n = 87 n = 24   
Demographic characteristics       
Age      40.79a *** 6
18-35 14 (34.1%) 20 (45.5%) 8 (9.2%) 0 (0%)   
36-49 13 (31.7%) 15 (34.1%) 32 (36.8%) 10 (41.7%)   
≥ 50 14 (34.1%) 9 (20.5%) 47 (54.0%) 14 (58.3%)   
Gender      6.20 3
Female 26 (63.4%) 31 (70.5%) 48 (55.2%) 10 (41.7%)   
Male 15 (36.6%) 13 (29.5%) 39 (44.8%) 14 (58.3%)   
Educationb      59.51a *** 6
low 15 (36.6%) 8 (18.2%) 61 (70.1%) 13 (54.2%)   
middle 7 (17.1%) 15 (34.1%) 8 (9.2%) 2 (8.3%)   
high 16 (39.0%) 19 (43.2%) 4 (4.6%) 7 (29.2%)   
Daily pursuitsc      32.22*** 3
Job/student 14 (34.1%) 26 (59.1%) 11 (12.6%) 5 (20.8%)   
Unemployed 27 (65.9%) 18 (40.9%) 76 (87.4%) 19 (79.2%)   
Partnershipd      9.12* 3
Yes, partner 34 (82.9%) 32 (72.7%) 75 (86.2%) 16 (66.7%)   
No, single 7 (17.1%) 12 (27.3%) 9 (10.3%) 8 (33.3%)   
Mood/anxiety disorders       
Depression/Dysthymia       
Yes 2 (4.9%) 8 (18.2%) 20 (23.0%) 5 (20.8%) 7.85* 3
No 39 (95.1%) 36 (81.8%) 67 (77.0%) 19 (79.2%)   
Anxiety disorders       
Yes 2 (4.9%) 2 (4.5%) 12 (13.8%) 5 (20.8%) 6.85 3
No 39 (95.1%) 42 (95.5%) 75 (86.2%) 19 (79.2%)   
Co-morbidity       
Yes 1 (2.4%) 1 (2.3%) 10 (11.5%) 2 (8.3%) 6.08 3
No 40 (97.6%) 43 (97.7%) 77 (88.5%) 22 (91.7%)   
Contact with GP       
Frequency of contactse      3.73 3
Low (0-3 ) 16 (39.0%) 23 (52.3%) 35 (40.2%) 11 (45.8%)   
High (>3) 9 (22.0%) 9 (20.5%) 32 (36.8%) 8 (33.3%)   
  1. Note. a = The Likelihood Ratio Value is provided due to low cell frequency (<5). Results are shown based on the completers only sample due to varying attrition rates on measurements. Numbers do not add up to 210, because not all participants answered all the questions. Missing values are noted in superscript: b: n = 35; c: n = 14; d: n = 17 and e: n = 67.
  2. * = p < .05; ** = p < .01; *** = p < .000.