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Table 1 Participant Characteristics

From: Patient satisfaction & use of health care: a cross-sectional study of asylum seekers in the Freiburg initial reception centre

Characteristics n – number Percentage: n (%)
Gender 99  
 Male 92 93%
 Female 7 7%
Age (years) 98  
  < 21 40 41%
 21–30 39 40%
  > 31 19 19%
Region of Origin 99  
 Sub-Saharan Africa 91 92%
 South and Central Asia 2 2%
 Eastern Europe 3 3%
 Middle East 3 3%
Language used for questionnaire 102  
 English 94 92%
 German 0 0%
 French 7 7%
 Arabic 1 1%
 Chinese 0 0%
Duration of Stay at FIRC (months) a 93  
  < 1 month 27 29%
 1–3 months 46 49%
 4–6 months 10 11%
 7–9 months 9 10%
  > 10 months 1 1%
Number of German Reception Centres visited 92  
 1 6 6%
 2 38 40%
 3 36 38%
 4 12 13%
  1. aat the time of the interview