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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants

From: Factors influencing utilization and perception of health care: a qualitative study among traumatized Yazidi refugees in Germany

  Yazidi adult women (n = 116)
Age, mean (SD) 32.2 (8.2)
Marital Status
Married, n(%) 68 (59%)
Widow, n(%) 15 (13%)
Single, never married, n(%) 32 (28%)
Divorced, n(%) 1 (1%%)
Location of partner if married (n = 68)
Iraq, n(%) 24 (35%)
Germany, n(%) 17 (25%)
Missing / unknown, n(%) 24 (35%)
Other country, n(%) 3 (4%)
Literacy, n(%) literate 73 (63%)
Education level
None, n(%) 33 (28%)
Some primary, n(%) 16 (14%)
Finished primary, n(%) 50 (43%)
Higher than primary, n(%) 17 (14%)
Employment status, n(%) employed 2 (2%)
Schooling status, n(%) studying 96 (83%)
Duration of presence in Germany, mean (SD) days 727.9 (90.0)
Duration of captivity by IS, mean (SD) months 6.8 (4.2)
Meet criteria for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, n(%) 101 (93%)
Interacted with doctors in Germany
Yes, n(%) 96 (83%)
No, n(%) 10 (9%)
No response, n(%) 10 (9%)
Interacted with psychologists in Germany
Yes, n(%) 80 (69%)
No, n(%) 30 (25%)
No response, n(%) 6 (5%)
Quality of interaction with doctors (n = 96)
Very unhelpful, n(%) 10 (10%)
Unhelpful, n(%) 5 (5%)
Neutral, n(%) 4 (4%)
Helpful, n(%) 14 (15%)
Very helpful, n(%) 63 (66%)
Quality of interaction with psychologists (n = 80)
Very unhelpful, n(%) 19 (24%)
Unhelpful, n(%) 4 (5%)
Neutral, n(%) 8 (10%)
Helpful, n(%) 7 (9%)
Very helpful, n(%) 42 (53%)