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Table 7 Subgroup - analysis by country of birth of patients with Turkish migration background concerning demographics and school education

From: How do hospitalised patients with Turkish migration background estimate their language skills and their comprehension of medical information – a prospective cross-sectional study and comparison to native patients in Germany to assess the language barrier and the need for translation

Features T born T T born G Significance
  (n = 86) (n = 35)  
Mean age y ± SD 51.98 ± 16.13 27.66 ± 5.63 p < 0.0001
Males n (%) 34 (39.53) 11 (31.43) p =0.534
a School education (n = 74) (n = 35)  
High school or college n(%) 13 (17.57) 17 (48.57) p = 0.001
  1. T = patients with Turkish migration background. born T = born in Turkey. born G: born in Germany. y = year. SD = standard deviation. n = number. n(%) relates to the group with the same birthplace. a = not all patients responded to this question (T born T n = 74); results are depicted as n(%).