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Table 1 Sociodemographic description of the study population in their home countries

From: Near-death experiences, attacks by family members, and absence of health care in their home countries affect the quality of life of refugee women in Germany: a multi-region, cross-sectional, gender-sensitive study

  Number, N Age group (years) Family status Children Education Employment
17–29 30–45 46–69 Alone Partnered Yes No None School/job training University Yes No
Afghanistan 163 (25%) 76 (48%) 68 (42%) 16 (10%) 27 (17%) 135 (83%) 138 (85%) 25 (15%) 52 (32%) 97 (60%) 13 (8%) 102 (63%) 61 (37%)
Syria 312 (47%) 130 (42%) 127 (41%) 55 (18%) 61 (20%) 250 (80%) 257 (84%) 50 (16%) 24 (8%) 231 (75%) 53 (17%) 176 (56%) 136 (44%)
Iraq 73 (11%) 38 (52%) 23 (32%) 12 (16%) 14 (19%) 59 (81%) 62 (86%) 10 (14%) 15 (21%) 46 (63%) 12 (16%) 47 (64%) 26 (36%)
Somalia 20 (3%) 14 (70%) 4 (20%) 2 (10%) 13 (65%) 7 (35%) 12 (67%) 6 (33%) 11 (55%) 9 (45%) 0 13 (65%) 7 (35%)
Iran 38 (6%) 19 (50%) 17 (45%) 2 (5%) 7 (19%) 30 (81%) 21 (57%) 16 (43%) 3 (8%) 22 (59%) 12 (32%) 21 (55%) 17 (45%)
Eritrea 57 (9%) 40 (70%) 13 (23%) 4 (7%) 28 (51%) 27 (49%) 34 (60%) 23 (40%) 3 (5%) 53 (93%) 1 (2%) 42 (74%) 15 (26%)
Total 663 (100%) 317 (48%) 252 (38%) 91 (14%) 150 (23%) 508 (77%) 524 (80%) 130 (20%) 908 (16%) 458 (70%) 91 (14%) 401 (60%) 262 (40%)