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Table 1 Survey participant characteristics

From: Discrimination: a health hazard for people from refugee and asylum-seeking backgrounds resettled in Australia

  Total (N = 423), (%) Male (N = 188), (%) Female (N = 215)*, (%)
Age
 18–29 173 (40.9) 78 (41.5) 87 (40.5)
 30–49 202 (47.8) 86 (45.7) 109 (50.7)
 50+ 44 (10.4) 23 (12.2) 16 (7.4)
  4 missing   
Visa
 Refugee 296 (70) 121 (64.4) 161 (74.9)
 Asylum Seeker 113 (26.7) 60 (31.9) 49 (22.8)
  14 missing   
Time in Australia
  ≤ 6 months 62 (14.7) 28 (14.9) 27 (12.6)
 7 months- < 2 years 103 (24.3) 44 (23.4) 56 (26.0)
 2- < 5 years 190 (44.9) 85 (45.2) 98 (45.6)
 5+ years 66 (15.6) 30 (16.0) 34 (15.8)
  2 missing   
Continent
 Middle East 221 (52.2) 95 (50.5) 112 (52.1)
 Africa 137 (32.4) 64 (34.0) 68 (31.6)
 Southeast Asia 57 (13.5) 24 (12.8) 32 (14.9)
  8 missing   
Religion
 Christian 141 (33.3) 61 (32.4) 75 (34.9)
 Islam 195 (46.1) 82 (43.6) 103 (47.9)
 Other 49 (11.6) 24 (12.8) 23 (10.7)
 None 33 (7.8) 20 (10.6) 12 (5.6)
  5 missing   
Discrimination
 Yes 91 (21.5) 38 (20.2) 52 (24.2)
 No 316 (74.7) 144 (76.6) 157 (73.0)
  16 missing   
  1. *20 missing gender