Table 2

Demographic, social, legal characteristics of those with and without any psychiatric disorder meeting ICD-10 or DSM-IV diagnostic criteria

Variables (N)

Categories

No Psychiatric Disorder

Any Psychiatric Disorder

OR

95%CI

P


Age group (143)

18 - 25

27 (30.3)

12 (22.2)

1

0.6-3.36

0.43

26-35

35 (39.3)

22 (40.7)

1.41

0.68-4.07

0.26

35 - 65

27 (30.3)

20 (37.0)

1.67


Gender (143)

Male

41 (46.1)

30 (55.6)

1

0.35-1.35

0.27

Female

48 (53.9)

24 (44.4)

0.68


Marital

Single

46 (51.69)

26 (48.14)

1

0.58-2.39

0.65

Married

36 (40.45)

24 (44.44)

1.18

0.27-3.78

0.99

Separated/widowed/divorced

7 (7.87)

4 (7.41)

1.01


Employment in the UK (143)

Unemployed

76 (85.4)

52 (96.3)

1

0.05-1.04

0.06

Employed

13 (14.6)

2 (3.7)

0.23


Income support (N = 143)

No

61(68.54)

38(70.37)

1

0.44-1.92

0.82

Yes

28(31.46)

16(29.63)

0.92


Job seekers allowance (N = 143)

No

55(61.8)

30(55.56)

1

0.65-2.57

0.46

Yes

34(38.2)

24(44.44)

1.29


Period in the UK (143)

< 2 years

42 (47.2)

28 (51.9)

1

0.42-1.63

0.59

≥ 2 years

47 (52.8)

26 (48.1)

0.83


Tenure (142)

Temporary

56 (63.6)

42 (77.8)

1

0.23-1.09

0.08

Permanent

32 (36.4)

12 (22.2)

0.5


Legal status (143)

Pending

14 (15.7)

11 (20.4)

1

0.30-1.75

0.48

Resolved

75 (84.3)

43 (79.6)

0.73


Discrimination (N = 143)

Mean (sd)

1.1(0.98)

1.15(1.04)

1

0.75-1.47

0.78

1.05


Emotional support (143)

mean (sd)

5.2(1.46)

4.52(1.94)

1

0.64-0.97

0.02

0.78


Friends Network (143)

mean(sd)

8.76(3.09)

6.78(3.48)

1

0.75-0.93

0.001

0.84


Relatives Network (143)

Mean (sd)

7.7(3.05)

5.7(3.05)

1

0.73-0.93

0.001

0.82


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

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