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Table 3 Unadjusted and adjusted social support score according to education in South Korea

From: The association of education in a new society and social support from the education with the health of North Korean defectors: a cross-sectional study

Social support score Education in South Korea p-value
College or more
(n = 41)
Middle/high school
(n = 53)
(n = 32)
 Mean 31.29a 33.77ab 37.59b 0.004
 [SD] [8.45] [7.77] [7.50]  
 Mean 31.90 33.05 38.01 0.020
 [SE] [1.27] [1.14] [1.63]  
  1. Unadjusted means are reported with standard deviation in brackets. Adjusted means are reported with standard error in brackets. p-values were obtained by ANOVA and ANCOVA controlling for age, gender, living with family, residence period in South Korea, smoking, and drinking. SD standard deviation, SE standard error