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Table 1 Sociodemographic, migration process and trauma related factors

From: Health status and use of medication and their association with migration related exposures among Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Norway: a cross-sectional study

 AllLebanonNorway
 N = 827N = 506N = 321
SOCIODEMOGRAPHIC FACTORS   
 Gender (women), n (%)340 (41)255 (51)85 (27)
 Age (years), mean (SD)33 (10)34 (9)31 (11)
 Mother tongue, n (%)
  Arabic721 (87)481 (95)240 (75)
  Kurmanji99 (12)22 (4)77 (24)
 Marital status, n (%)
  Married533 (65)377 (75)156 (49)
  Co-habiting with partner524 (95)372 (98)152 (89)
 Number of children, mean (SD)2 (2)3 (2)1 (2)
 Education (years), mean (SD)9 (4)8 (3)11 (4)
MIGRATION AND TRAUMA RELATED FACTORS
 Time since flight (years), mean (SD)4 (2)5 (1)3 (2)
 Time since arrival (years), mean (SD)4 (2)5 (1)2 (1)
 Been in transit country, n (%)215 (26)30 (6)185 (59)
 Time in transit countries, n (%)
  Up to 6 months69 (35)4 (15)65 (38)
  6–12 months27 (14)3 (11)24 (14)
  1–2 years32 (16)4 (15)28 (17)
  >  2 years68 (35)16 (59)52 (31)
 Migrating alone, n (%)231 (28)75 (15)156 (49)
 Retained during flight, n (%)58 (10)1 (0)57 (19)
 Exposed to potentially traumatic event(s), n (%)322 (41)201 (41)121 (40)
 No residence permit in current country, n (%)373 (46)337 (67)36 (11)