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Table 3 Number (n) of participants, per cent (%) of study population, unadjusted odds ratios (OR), and 95% confidence interval (CI), for psychotropic drugs purchased (P) by sex, presented for refugees and non-refugees, origin, age, level of education and marital status.

From: Gender-related mental health differences between refugees and non-refugee immigrants - a cross-sectional register-based study

   Men Women
Variable Category n. P % P OR 95% CI n. P % P OR 95% CI
Group Refugees 1593 10.1 1.47 1.32-1.64 1265 14.8 1.53 1.41-1.66
  Non-refugees (ref) 451 7.06 1   1262 10.2 1  
Origin Afghanistan 217 9.93 1.18 1.02-1.39 299 17.12 1.70 1.49-1.95
  Iraq (ref) 1033 8.50 1   1271 10.81 1  
  Iran 284 12.87 1.60 1.38-1.83 334 15.75 1.54 1.35-1.76
  Middle East 92 8.95 1.06 0.85-1.33 73 7.39 0.66 0.51-0.84
  Somalia 99 5.17 0.59 0.47- 0.72 82 4.91 0.43 0.34-0.54
  former Yugoslavia 319 11.68 1.42 1.25-1.63 468 17.60 1.76 1.57-1.98
Age group 18-24 (ref) 191 3.08 1   209 4.07 1  
  25-34 418 6.72 2.26 1.90- 2.70 529 7.93 2.03 1.72-2.40
  35-44 657 11.79 4.20 3.56-4.96 829 15.50 4.32 3.70-5.05
  45-54 525 17.18 6.52 5.49-7.74 674 24.91 7.81 6.63-9.20
  55-64 253 21.44 8.58 7.02-10.48 286 26.24 8.38 6.09-10.16
Education <9 years (ref) 390 9.99 1   644 14.97 1  
  9 years 251 7.22 0.70 0.59-0.83 269 9.73 0.61 0.53-0.71
  12 years 521 9.46 0.94 0.82- 1.08 534 10.76 0.69 0.61-0.77
  >12 years 601 11.92 1.21 1.06-1.40 505 12.25 0.79 0.70-0.90
  Missing 281 6.54 0.63 0.53- 0.74 575 12.00 0.77 0.68-0.87
Marital status Single (ref) 487 5.46 1   239 5.73 1  
  Married 1304 11.05 2.15 1.93-2.40 1775 12.20 2.29 2.00-2.63
  Widow(-er) 13 11.50 2.25 1.25-4.04 118 22.39 4.75 3.72-6.05
  Divorce 240 17.20 3.60 3.05-4.25 395 23.43 4.24 4.24-5.98