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Table 1 Prevalence of demographic, socioeconomic, health care utilization, conflict, and displacement related factors

From: Prevalence of mental disorders and epidemiological associations in post-conflict primary care attendees: a cross-sectional study in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka

Variable Level N Weighted Percent 95% CI
Age Group 18 to 34 144 15.0 10.3–19.8
35 to 49 278 24.3 21.7–26.8
50 to 64 335 32.2 25.9–38.4
65 + 258 28.5 23.1–33.9
Gender Female 533 52.2 44.1–60.2
Male 482 47.8 39.8–55.9
Marital Status Married 803 79.6 75.8–83.4
Widowed, Separated, Divorced or Missing 164 15.8 13.2–18.4
Never Married 48 4.5 2.7–6.4
Ethnicity Muslim or Sinhala 109 6.9 2.1–11.6
Tamil 906 93.1 88.4–97.9
Religion Hindu 680 72.7 60.9–84.5
Islam 111 7.2 2.4–12.1
Christian or other 224 20.0 8.2–31.8
Employment Status Employed 434 38.6 30.1–47.0
Unemployed/Off Sick/Disabled 101 11.2 7.5–14.8
Student, Retired, Other 70 8.3 6.5–10.2
Housewife / At Home 410 41.9 33.8–50.1
Education Level No formal education, other education 90 8.9 6.6–11.1
Grades 1-Grade 5 307 27.8 22.6–33.0
Grades 6 through O/Ls (Grade 12) 511 51.9 46.2–57.6
University or Higher 107 11.4 8.5–14.3
Household Size 1 to 3 353 34.9 31.6–38.4
4 to 5 442 41.1 34.9–47.2
6 to 10 220 23.9 19.9–27.9
Residence Location Village / Rural Area 854 83.3 76.4–90.2
City / Town/ Urban Area 86 10.0 3.4–16.6
Plantation, Coastal, Other 74 6.7 1.5–11.9
Born in Region? No 135 8.8 6.8–10.8
Yes 880 91.2 89.2–93.1
Lived in Region for Conflict? No 117 9.9 7.2–12.6
Yes 898 90.1 87.4–92.8
Number of Times Displaced Once 192 22.5 13.4–31.5
More Than Once 823 77.5 68.5–86.5
Where Were You Displaced? IDP camp 799 70.2 64.4–75.9
With Family, Friends, In Own Home 142 29.8 24.0–35.5
Variable Level N Weighted Percent 95% CI
Did you return to your area of origin? If no, why not? Home/Village Destroyed, Nowhere to go 52 5.3 2.6–8.1
Did not want to return to old home 79 9.5 5.8–13.2
Government directed to a different location 35 2.7 1.7–3.7
Did return to area of origin 848 82.4 76.8–88.0
Were you a combatant during conflict? No 989 97.8 96.7–98.9
Yes 26 2.2 1.1–3.3
Were you injured during conflict? No 820 83.9 81.7–86.2
Yes 194 16.0 13.8–18.3
Loss of Family During Conflict No 549 62.1 54.9–69.3
Yes 465 37.9 30.7–45.0
Injury to Family during Conflict No 358 43.5 33.1–53.9
Yes 655 56.5 46.1–66.9
Did you lose property during the conflict? If so, were you able to reclaim it? Was not able to reclaim properties 547 57.0 50.5–63.6
Was able to reclaim properties 408 35.7 30.5–40.9
Did not lose property as a result of the conflict 59 7.3 4.5–10.0
Social Support Availability Low 395 40.7 34.9–46.4
Medium 370 34.6 28.6–40.5
High 250 24.7 22.4–27.0
Social Support Adequacy Low 268 22.4 16.4–28.3
Medium 178 17.8 15.0–20.7
High 568 59.8 53.7–65.9
Social Network Adequacy Inadequate 231 21.7 17.9–25.5
Adequate 784 78.3 74.5–82.0
Saw general medical doctor within past 3 months No 85 7.9 4.4–11.4
Yes 929 92.1 88.6–95.6
Saw mental health specialist within past 3 months No 836 82.8 79.2–86.3
Yes 174 17.2 13.6–20.8
I feel as though health providers don’t understand my problems Disagree 889 89.6 85.1–94.1
Agree 125 10.4 5.9–14.9
The care I received was not good Disagree 864 87.9 83.1–92.8
Agree 150 12.1 7.2–16.9
Hospital Type District hospital 933 86.8 62.7–100.0
Primary medical care unit 82 13.2 0.0–37.3
Variable N Weighted Mean 95% CI
Days Without Food Within Past Month 960 0.9 0.7–1.1
Age 1015 53.2 51.6–54.8