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Table 3 Differences in self-management and attachment to the Dutch and Turkish cultures across older Turkish sub-groups (n = 680)

From: Acculturation is associated with older Turkish immigrants’ self-management abilities

  Gender Educational level Marital status Multimorbidity
  Male Female t p High Low t p Single Married t p Yes No t p
Self-management 2.57 (0.61) 2.45 (0.64) −2.383 0.017 2.64 (0.59) 2.48 (0.63) −2.537 0.011 2.43 (0.65) 2.55 (0.61) −2.170 0.030 2.42 (0.62) 2.74 (0.59) −5.972 < 0.001
Attachment to the Dutch culture 3.34 (0.72) 3.03 (0.80) −5.214 < 0.001 3.49 (0.78) 3.11 (0.75) −5.048 < 0.001 3.00 (0.86) 3.27 (0.72) −3.660 < 0.001 3.12 (0.78) 3.37 (0.74) −3.728 < 0.001
Attachment to the Turkish culture 3.87 (0.70) 3.97 (0.68) 1.832 0.067 3.88 (0.72) 3.94 (0.67) 0.965 0.335 3.90 (0.72) 3.93 (0.68) −0.466 0.641 3.91 (0.72) 3.95 (0.62) −0.713 0.476
  1. Values are presented as the mean (standard deviation). Results are based on two-sided tests