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Table 2 Bivariate associations between mental health and physical health of refugees, Germany, 2018

From: Association between housing and health of refugees and asylum seekers in Germany: explorative cluster and mixed model analysis

Cluster*
  1 2 3 4
MCS
Mean (SD) 49.2 (11.4) 47.1* (11.9) 50.5 (10.3) 50.1 (10.8)
Valid n (%) 553 (96.4) 339 (98.7) 406 (98.8) 181 (95.3)
PCS
Mean (SD) 51.9 (10.2) 53.9 (10.3) 53.8 (9.3) 50.7** (10.3)
Valid n (%) 553 (96.4) 339 (98.7) 406 (98.8) 181 (95.3)
  1. Note: MCS Mental health component score, PCS Physical health component score
  2. *MCS significant compared to cluster 1,2 and 3 (at p < 0.05); ** PCS significant compared to cluster 2 and 3 (at p < 0.05)
  3. Data based on the IAB-BAMF-SOEP study (Kühne et al., 2019). *Cluster numbering used for reference to the text and Table 1 and 3