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Table 4 Odds ratios of not having received any new knowledge or help during the health examination

From: Health literacy and refugees’ experiences of the health examination for asylum seekers – a Swedish cross-sectional study

  ORs of not having received any new knowledge ORs of not having received any help
Variables Crudea OR (95 % CI) ORb (95 % CI) Crudea OR (95 % CI) ORb (95 % CI)
  Number of respondents/analysis   Number of respondents/analysis: 190 Number of respondents/analysis   Number of respondents/analysis: 196
Sex 295      310     
 Men   1   1    1   1  
 Women   0.66 (0.41–1.05) 0.33 (0.16–0.68)**   0.67 (0.40–1.12) 0.58 (0.27–1.25)
Age 270      284     
 18–24   1   1    1   1  
 25–44   1.40 (0.73–2.68) 1.30 (0.55–3.06)   1.33 (0.65–2.75) 1.39 (0.55–3.52)
 44-   0.89 (0.40–2.00) 0.82 (0.28–2.40)   0.96 (0.39–2.36) 0.91 (0.26–3.16)
Education 296      311     
 0–6 years   1.45 (0.83–2.19) 1.42 (0.66–3.06)   1.54 (0.91–2.62) 2.28 (0.98–5.33)
 ≤ 7 years   1   1    1   1  
Country 256      270     
 Iraq   1   1    1   1  
 Other country   1.46 (0.65–3.31) 1.28 (0.41–3.95)   1.80 (0.71–4 0.58) 1.55 (0.45–5.34)
 Syria   1.14 (0.52–2.47) 0.64 (0.23–1.76)   1.31 (0.53–3.25) 1.37 (0.43–4.33)
 Afghanistan   1.73 (0.68–4.41) 0.82 (0.21–3.10)   5.06 (1.83–14.01)** 2.37 (0.57–9.92)
 Somalia   1.84 (0.88–3.82) 2.41 (0.85–6.80)   1.38 (0.58–3.29) 1.30 (0.40–4.27)
Support by interpreter 272      283     
 Yes   1   1    1   1  
 No   1.60 (0.92–2.81) 1.73 (0.81–3.69)   1.25 (0.68–2.32) 1.55 (0.69–3.48)
FHL 277      287     
 Inadeqate   1.43 (0.77–2.68) 0.55 (0.20–1.54)   2.21 (1.01–4.84)* 0.80 (0.25–2.54)
 Problematic   1.24 (0.57–2.67) 0.86 (0.27–2.74)   2.27 (0.91–5.66) 0.86 (0.24–3.14)
 Sufficient   1   1    1   1  
CHLm 301      316     
 Inadequate   6.70 (3.48–12.91)*** 7.94 (3.00–21.06)***   6.25 (2.88–13.56)*** 8.07 (2.50–26.07)***
 Problematic   2.47 (1.25–4.91)** 3.71 (1.45–9.50)**   2.48 (1.07–5.71)* 3.33 (1.02–10.86)*
 Sufficient   1   1    1   1  
  1. *Significant at p < 0.05; **Significant at p < 0.01; ***Significant at p < 0.001
  2. aCrude OR for considered explanatory factors
  3. bOR for included explanatory factors: sex, age, education, country, support of interpreter, FHL and CHL