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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population

From: Arabic-speaking migrants’ experiences of the use of interpreters in healthcare: a qualitative explorative study

Variable Foreign-born persons (N = 13)
Gender (n)  
  Male 5
  Female 8
Age (years)* 21–60 years (median 32 years)
  18–28 years 5
  29–39 years 4
  40–49 years 2
  50–59 years 1
  60–70 years 1
Length of residence in Sweden (years)* Two months to 11 years (median 3 years)
Educational level  
  Primary school 2
  Secondary school 6
  University ≤ 2 years 2
  University ≥ 2 years 3
Country of birth  
  Iraq 5
  Syria 4
  Lebanon 1
  Jordan 1
  Yemen 1
  Palestine 1
  1. *Values are median (range).