Table 5

Comparison of self-rated health outcomes by visa status

TPV refugees (n = 70)

PHV refugees (n = 60)

p-value


SF-36 General Health (GH) score mean, (SD)

55.5 (26.5)

59.0 (21.9)

0.41

SF-36 Physical Functioning (PF) score mean, (SD)

70.5 (30.4)

72.0 (28.5)

0.77

Psychological distress (HSCL-25) mean, (SD)

2.1 (0.7)

1.6 (0.5)

< 0.001

Depression (HSCL-25) %

46

25

0.003

Personal Wellbeing Index (PWBI) % SM mean, (SD)

53.2 (22.2)

67.0 (17.2)

< 0.001


Johnston et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2009 9:1   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-9-1

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