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Table 2 Reported discrimination by demographic variables

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

  Discrimination
N(%)
No discrimination
N(%)
Gender Male 38 (20.9) 144 (79.1)
Female 52 (24.9) 157 (75.1)
p = 0.348
Age (years) 18–29 32 (19.5) 132 (80.5)
30–49 48 (24.5) 148 (75.5)
50+ 8 (18.6) 35 (81.4)
p = 0.451
Visa status Refugee 50 (17.4) 238 (82.6)
Asylum Seeker 36 (33.6) 71 (66.4)
p = <0.001
Time in Australia ≥6 months 5 (8.6) 53 (91.4)
7 months- < 2 yrs 16 (15.8) 85 (84.2)
2- < 5 yrs 51 (28.0) 131 (72.0)
5 + years 19 (29.2) 46 (70.8)
p = 0.003
Continent Middle East 46 (22.1) 162 (77.9)
Africa 37 (27.2) 99 (72.8)
South East Asia 6 (10.9) 49 (89.1)
p = 0.050
Religion Christian 41 (29.7) 97 (70.3)
Muslim 33 (17.6) 155 (82.4)
Other 4 (8.5) 43 (91.5)
No religion 13 (40.6) 19 (59.4)
p = <0.001