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Table 2 Sample characteristics

From: Bicultural identity among economical migrants from three south European countries living in Switzerland. Adaptation and validation of a new psychometric instrument

Characteristic Hospital staff (n = 55) Patients (n = 38) Pa
Male sex (n; %) 27 49.1 30 78.9 0.005
Age (median; min – max) 44 19 – 68 45 28 – 74 0.745
Primary school only (n; %) 27 49.1 24 63.2 0.208
Lives as a couple, with or without children (n; %) 45 81.8 25 65.8 0.092
Professionally active (n; %) 52 94.5 16 42.1 <0.001
Country of origin (n; %)      0.026
   Spain 31 56.4 13 34.2  
   Portugal 14 25.5 20 52.6  
   Italy 10 18.2 5 13.2  
Age at arrival in Switzerland (median; min – max) 23 9 – 41 24 1 – 40 0.748
Length of stay in Switzerland, yrs (median; min – max) 21 4 – 42 23 2 – 44 0.406
  1. a Fisher's exact test or Mann-Whitney U-test for group comparison