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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the participants (mean [SD] or %) and descriptives of the included measures, based on raw scores

From: Culture competence and mental health across different immigrant and refugee groups

Demographic CharacteristicsNorwayUSATOTAL
Unaccompanied Refugee Sample n = 895High School Sample n = 591University Sample n = 321n = 1807
Foreign born (%)
No57.3018.20
Yes100.0042.70100.0081.80
Gender (%)
 Male81.9042.6031.5060.10
 Female18.1057.4068.5039.90
Age
M18.6216.7520.8918.41
SD2.631.472.232.65
Length of stay (in years)
M3.4414.3610.418.17
SD2.284.326.076.28
MCC
M2.693.363.153.01
SD0.600.640.650.69
MCC-Language
M2.993.633.613.32
SD0.640.610.650.70
MCC-Behavioral
M2.613.283.022.92
SD0.690.710.720.77
HCC
M3.273.293.313.28
SD0.500.650.560.57
HCC- Language
M3.362.933.043.15
SD0.710.910.860.84
HCC- Behavioral
M3.243.393.393.32
SD0.540.680.600.61
Depressive Symptoms
M20.8516.1717.3118.80
SD9.5011.2610.5410.48
  1. Notes. MCC Majority Culture Competence; HCC Heritage Culture Competence