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Table 1 Characteristics of 1256 Yazidi internally displaced persons included in this study

From: Association between distress and displacement settings: a cross-sectional survey among displaced Yazidis in northern Iraq

  All n = 1256 In Camp n = 794 (63%) Out of Camp n = 462 (37%) p-value
Age, years 30 (24–41) 30 (24–40) 31 (24–42) 0.26
Female 49% 49% 48% 0.80
Marital Status Married 71% 70% 73% 0.46
Widowed 2% 3% 2%
Divorced 0% 1% 0%
Single or never married 26% 27% 25%
Illiterate 45% 46% 44% 0.35
Education level None 42% 42% 41% 0.17
Some primary 15% 16% 14%
Finished primary 11% 10% 12%
Intermediate 19% 16% 16%
High school or above 13% 11% 17%
Other 0% 0% 0%
Main occupation before ISIS attack Farming/Livestock 13% 14% 12% 0.65
Government employee 4% 3% 4%
Self-employed 19% 20% 18%
Police/army 4% 5% 4%
Student 22% 22% 22%
Housewife 30% 29% 31%
Unemployed 5% 5% 5%
Other 3% 2% 4%
Employment after ISIS attack Farming/Livestock 2% 2% 3% 0.002
Government employee 4% 4% 4%
Self-employed 16% 14% 16%
Police/army 3% 3% 3%
Student 7% 7% 7%
Housewife 38% 38% 38%
Unemployed 26% 29% 20%
Other 4% 3% 7%
Current income < 300,000 IQD per month 61% 65% 55% 0.02
Between 300,000–600,000 IQD per month 20% 18% 25%
> 600,000 IQD per month 8% 7% 9%
No response/Other 11% 11% 11%
  1. *Median (IQR)