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Table 2 Percentage of respondents who received help by country of birth and frequency of help received

From: Predictors of professional help-seeking for emotional problems in Afghan and Iraqi refugees in Australia: findings from the Building a New Life in Australia Database

Variables outcomesTotal (n = 1268)Iraq (n = 791)Afghanistan (n = 477)
Help Receivedn% [CI]n% [CI]n% [CI]
 Received help since arrival47836.4 [33.8, 39.1]29735.9 [32.6, 39.4]18137.2 [32.9, 41.7]
 Did not receive help79063.6 [60.9, 66.2]49464.1 [60.6, 67.4]29662.8 [58.3,67.1]
Among those who received help since arrivalTotal (n = 474)aIraq (n = 293)Afghanistan (n = 181)
 n% [CI]n% [CI]n% [CI]
 Received help in the last 12 months40083.8 [80.0, 87.0]25184.9 [80.0, 88.8]14981.9 [75.4, 87.0]
 Didn’t receive help in last 12 months7416.21 [13.0, 20.0]4215.1 [11.2, 20.0]3218.1 [13.0, 24.6]
Among those who received help in the last 12 monthsTotal (n = 400)Iraq (n = 251)Afghanistan (n = 149)
 Frequency received help last 12 monthsn% [CI]n% [CI]n% [CI]
 1 or 2 times10528.5 [24.1, 33.4]5824.6 [19.5, 30.6]4735.3 [27.6, 43.8]
 3–5 times8922.1 [18.3, 26.6]5622.2 [17.4, 27.8]3322.1 [16.0, 29.7]
 6–9 times7719.7 [16.0, 24.0]4919.8 [15.3, 25.4]2819.5 [13.7, 27.0]
 10 or more times11729.6 [25.2, 34.4]8333.4 [27.7, 39.6]3423.1 [16.8, 30.9]
  1. BNLA, Wave 3; weighted percentages; sample n. CI: confidence interval. Excludes 20 participants who did not report whether they received help. a Excludes 4 participants from Iraq who responded ‘prefer not to say’ (n = 2), ‘don’t know’ (n = 1) or ‘does not apply’ (n = 1) in this question