Table 1

Frequency of residential mobility: demographic, social, environpsychiatric, legal & health influences

Variables (N)

Categories

No Move (%)

1-2 Moves (%)

3-6 Moves (%)

χ2

df

P


Age groups (143)

18 - 25

14 (40)

17 (23)

8 (23.5)

5.4

4

0.2

26 - 35

13 (37.1)

28 (37.8)

16 (47.1)

≥ 36

8 (22.9)

29 (39.2)

10 (29.4)


Gender (143)

Male

23 (65.7)

35 (47.3)

13 (38.2)

5.5

2

0.06

Female

12 (34.3)

39 (52.7)

21 (61.8)


Marital

Single

17 (48.57)

37 (50)

18 (52.94)

2.72

4

0.61

Married

17(48.57)

29 (39.19)

14 (41.18)

Separated/widowed/divorced

1 (2.86)

8 (10.81)

2 (5.88)


Employment in UK (143)

Unemployed

32 (91.4)

68 (91.9)

28 (82.4)

2.4

2

0.3

Employed

3 (8.6)

6 (8.1)

6 (17.6)


Income support (143)

No

28 (80.0)

54 (73.0)

17 (50.0)

8.3

2

0.02

Yes

7 (20.0)

20 (27.0)

17 (50.0)


Job seekers Allowance (143)

No

26 (74.3)

35 (47.3)

24 (70.6)

9.4

2

0.009

Yes

9 (25.7)

39 (52.7)

10 (29.4)


Period of stay in the UK (143)

< 2 years

26 (74.3)

35 (47.3)

9 (26.5)

16

2

0.0001

≥ 2 years

9 (25.7)

39 (52.7)

25 (73.5)


Tenure current (142)

Temporary

29 (85.3)

50 (67.6)

19 (55.9)

7

2

0.030

Permanent

5 (14.7)

24 (32.4)

15 (44.1)


Legal status (143)

Pending

10 (28.6)

11 (14.9)

4 (11.8)

4.1

2

0.1

Resolved

25 (71.4)

63 (85.1)

30 (88.2)


Discrimination Score (N = 143)

Mean (sd)

0.8(0.87)

1.05(1.0)

1.59 (0.96)

13.26

2

0.001


Emotional support (143)

Mean (sd)

4.62 (1.8)

4.89(1.7)

5.38(1.37)

4.55

2

0.1


Friends network (143)

Mean(sd)

7.51(3.89)

7.92(3.4)

8.74(2.64)

1.34

2

0.51


Relatives network (143)

Mean(sd)

6.46(3.31)

6.41(2.93)

7.97(2.71)

8.23

2

0.02


Deprivation score at current address (143)

Mean (sd)

51.21(15.14)

51.37(17.02)

56.87(15.75)

3.08

2

0.22


Deprivation score at previous address (94)

Mean (sd)

0

46.6(16.84)

46.86(20.77)

0.09

1

0.76


Relative deprivation of previous and current area of residence

High to low

-

22 (33.85)

9 (31.03)

1.40

2

0.50

Low to high

-

38 (58.46)

17 (58.62)

same

-

5 (7.69)

3 (10.34)


Bhui et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2012 12:4   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-12-4

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