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Table 1 Patient demographics and insurance status

From: A cross-sectional investigation of the health needs of asylum seekers in a refugee clinic in Germany

  Total (n = 2753) State Insurance (n = 2232, 81.1%) Combined Other: All Non-State (n = 521, 18.9%) City of Dresden (n = 472, 17.1%) Unaccomp-anied Youth (n = 45, 1.6%) Other (n = 4, 0.15%) p-value, State vs. Non-State Insurance
Age in years (mean (SD)) 25.3 (14.9) 25.2 (15.6) 26.1 (11.9) 27.0 (12.0) 16.0 (2.94) 30.0 (10.0) 0.0476
Male (n, %) 1967 (71.4) 1535 (68.8) 432 (82.9) 385 (81.6) 43 (95.6) 4 (100) < 0.001
Minors (n, %) 804 (29.2) 683 (30.6) 121 (23.2) 76 (16.1) 45 (100) 0 0.001
Elderly (n, %) 29 (1.1) 28 (1.3) 1 (0.2) 1 (0.2) 0 1 0.017
  1. Patient mean age, number and proportion with male gender, number and proportion minors, and number and proportion elderly, in entire population and by insurance status. State insurance is granted upon first arrival in Germany. Other insurance statuses require greater than 3 months in Germany to obtain, indicating these patients were in the country over 3 months. The last known insurance status of patients seen more than once was used. Mann-Whitney U test was used to obtain p values for continuous outcomes, and Pearson’s chi-squared test for binary outcomes, comparing state to non-state insurance, 1-sided Fisher’s exact chi-squared was used for the elderly category