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Table 4 Factors associated with outcome measures

From: The mental health, quality of life and life satisfaction of internally displaced persons living in Nakuru County, Kenya

  WHOQOL_BREF SWLS GHQ-12
  MR MR MR
Gender    
 Male 53 48 49
 Female 48 51 49
 U 1053 1073 1098
Marital status    
 Single 46 52 52
 Married 49 43 57
 Widowed 52 55 38
 x2 1.6 4.5 6.8*
Have children?    
 Yes 50 52 47
 No 52 48 53
 U 1171 1130 1009
Place of displacement    
 Within the county 47 56 43
 Outside the county 52 49 52
 U 861 799 735
Duration of residing in camp   
 5 years 53 51 52
 7 years 45 44 35
 10 years 47 59 59
 x2 1.5 2.3 6.2
Occupation   
 Employed 49 50 48
 Unemployed 54 52 53
 U 921 982 870
Source of help – family?   
 Yes 49 49 56
 No 51 51 47
 U 956 953 775
Source of help – friends?   
 Yes 51 55 42
 No 50 48 54
 U 1108 965 834*
Source of help – government?   
 Yes 71 46 43
 No 48 51 50
 U 248* 407 379
Source of help – NGOs?   
 Yes 50 51 53
 No 51 50 47
 U 1206 1194 1045
  rho rho rho
Age -.020 -.115 .202*
WHOQOL_BREF - .047 -.057
SWLS .047 - -.243*
GHQ-12 -.057 -.243* -
  1. * = P < 0.05; MR = Mean Rank; U = Mann–Whitney U-Test;
  2. rho = Spearman’s rho test; x2 = Kruskal Wallis H Test
  3. WHOQOL_BREF = World Health Organization Quality of Life-BREF scale
  4. SWLS = Satisfaction with Life Scale
  5. GHQ-12 = General Health Questionnaire 12