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Table 3 Social networks in asylum seekers and control group (n, valid %)

From: Assessment and treatment of asylum seekers after a suicide attempt: a comparative study of people registered at mental health services in a Swedish location

Social networks Men, asylum seekers Men, control group Women, asylum seekers Women, control group Total, asylum seekers Total, control group
Married/in cohabitation/partner 19 (50.0) 15 (32.6) 25 (61.0)* 15 (36.6) 44 (55.7)* 30 (34.5)
Children 18 (51.4) 16 (34.8) 26 (65.0)* 17 (41.5) 44 (58.7)* 33 (37.9)
Primary family in another country 19 (86.4)* 3 (17.6) 27 (100.0)* 3 (16.7) 46 (93.9)* 6 (17.1)
Secondary family in another country 11 (33.3)* 1 (2.7) 13 (32.5)* 2 (6.7) 24 (32.9)* 3 (4.5)
Private accommodation 27 (57.4) 41 (87.2) 34 (82.9) 37 (90.2) 61 (83.6) 78 (88.6)
Living in a single household 7 (20.6) 20 (43.5)* 2 (5.0) 20 (50.0)* 9 (12.2) 40 (46.5)*
Living with family/relatives 13 (38.2) 24 (52.2) 25 (62.5)* 17 (42.5) 38 (51.4) 41 (47.7)
Current social contacts 28 (59.6) 29 (61.7) 29 (70.7) 22 (53.7) 57 (64.8) 51 (58.0)
Currently studying/working 7 (14.9) 28 (59.6)* 9 (22.0) 20 (48.8)* 16 (18.2) 48 (54.5)*
  1. * = significant difference, p-value <0.05