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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of the sample

From: Predictors of mental health help-seeking among Polish people living in the United Kingdom

Characteristics Men (n = 174)a Women (n = 353)a Total (N = 536)
n (%) n (%) n (%)
Marital Status
 In relationship (unmarried) 59 (33.9) 127 (36.0) 189 (35.3)
 Married 38 (21.8) 120 (34.0) 161 (30.0)
 Single, never married 64 (36.8) 64 (18.1) 129 (24.1)
 Divorced 13 (7.5) 37 (10.5) 50 (9.3)
 Widowed 0 (0.0) 4 (1.1) 4 (0.7)
 Missing 0 (0.0) 1 (0.3) 3 (0.6)
Living Place
 England 134 (77.0) 262 (74.2) 400 (74.6)
 Scotland 35 (20.1) 76 (21.5) 112 (20.9)
 Wales 3 (1.7) 11 (3.1) 15 (2.8)
 Northern Ireland 1 (0.6) 2 (0.6) 4 (0.7)
 Missing 1 (0.6) 2 (0.6) 5 (0.9)
Education
 Nursery school to 8th grade 11 (6.3) 15 (4.3) 26 (4.9)
 College without A Levels 57 (32.8) 102 (28.9) 162 (30.2)
 College with A Levels 41 (23.6) 78 (22.1) 122 (22.8)
 BA/BSc 29 (16.7) 64 (18.1) 94 (17.5)
 MA/MSc 32 (18.4) 83 (23.5) 115 (21.5)
 PhD 3 (1.7) 8 (2.3) 11 (2.1)
 Missing 1 (0.6) 3 (0.9) 6 (1.1)
Employment Status
 Employed full-time 134 (77.0) 196 (55.5) 336 (62.7)
 (≥ 35 h a week)
 Employed part-time 11 (6.3) 66 (18.7) 79 (14.9)
 (≤ 20 h a week)
 Unemployed 6 (3.5) 53 (15.0) 59 (11.0)
 Student 21 (12.1) 36 (10.2) 57 (10.6)
 Retired 1 (0.6) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.2)
 Missing 1 (0.6) 2 (0.6) 3 (0.6)
Partner not living in the UK 6 (3.5) 1 (0.3) 7 (1.3)
Length of stay in the UK (in months)
  < 3 29 (16.7) 55 (15.6) 82 (15.3)
  ≥ 3 < 12 55 (31.6) 109 (30.9) 166 (31.0)
  ≥ 12 < 24 43 (24.7) 86 (24.4) 129 (24.1)
  ≥ 24 47 (27.0) 103 (29.2) 153 (28.5)
 Missing 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 6 (1.1)
  Median (range) Median (range) Median (range)
Age 30.5 (18–64) 31 (18–62) 31 (18–64)
Number of children 1 (0–5) 0 (0–4) 0 (0–5)
  1. Note. BA/BSc Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science, MA/MSc Master of Arts/Master of Science, PhD Doctor of Philosophy, UK United Kingdom
  2. an = 9 did not indicate their gender