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Table 2 Comparison of HRQOL measured with SF-12v2 of undocumented migrants with a German sample

From: Subjective health of undocumented migrants in Germany – a mixed methods approach

Summary Scales Subgroups Undocumented migrants German samplea
N M SD Mdn N M SD Mdn
Subjective Physical Health 20–34 years 31 43.98 5.10 43.63 391 47.68 8.59 49.66
35–49 years 30 43.82 6.49 43.26 431 44.77 10.10 47.23
50–64 years 12 39.05 6.03 40.47 590 41.12 9.95 42.37
Men 23 43.76 7.02 43.28 865 43.90 10.01 45.95
Women 56 42.61 5.36 42.85 1090 42.39 10.45 43.73
Total 79 42.95 5.87 43.07 1955 43.06 10.28 44.79
Subjective Mental Health 20–34 years 31 39.87 7.75 38.79 391 50.65 8.49 52.65
35–49 years 30 40.58 9.28 41.28 431 50.49 9.59 53.02
50–64 years 12 40.58 10.49 39.74 590 50.92 10.21 53.96
Men 23 39.67 7.96 38.79 865 52.38 9.01 55.04
Women 56 40.88 8.82 41.28 1090 50.16 9.84 52.62
Total 79 40.52 8.55 40.19 1955 51.14 9.55 53.57
  1. M Mean, SD Standard Deviation, Mdn Median. aThe German sample constitutes a subgroups of the representative German sample surveyed with the BGS98. The subgroup includes all participants that visited a physician for an acute or chronic complaint within the past 4 weeks