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Table 3 Five most common problems identified in newly arrived Afghan refugees in general practice, Mildura Victoria, 2010–2013

From: Prevalence of dyslipidaemia and micronutrient deficiencies among newly arrived Afghan refugees in rural Australia: a cross-sectional study

  Total number (%) Male number (%) Female number (%) Chi squared
Vitamin D deficiency (vitamin D <50 nmol/L) 45 (50.0) 35 (44.3) 10 (90.9) 8.39*
Dyslipidaemia 22 (27.5) 20 (27.8) 2 (25) 0.03
B12 deficiency (serum vitamin B12 < 150 pmol/L 16 (18.4) 15 (19.7) 1 (9.1) 0.73
Giardia 10 (11.2) 8 (10.1) 2(20) 0.87
Anaemia (Hb < 130 g/L male Hb < 120 g/L female) 6 (6.6) 4 (5) 2 (18.8) 2.72
  1. *P < 0.05.