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Table 1 Descriptive Statistics of Sample (N = 234)

From: The Kessler psychological distress scale: translation and validation of an Arabic version

  Mean (SD) / %
Demographic Background
 Age (years) 38.16 (9.76)
 Gender (%)
  Male 30.3
  Female 69.7
 Marital Status (%)
  Married 78.1
  Never married 16.0
  Divorced/widowed/separated 5.9
 Educational level (%)
  Secondary diploma 0.4
  College diploma 3.8
  BA degree 84.4
  MA or higher 9.7
 Refugee status (% yes) 34.7
 Employed full time (% yes) 83.8
 Individual monthly income1 842.13 (210.84)
Mental Health Measures
 K10 21.75 (6.72)
 K6 12.87 (4.02)
 GAD-7 5.37 (4.57)
 SSS-8 12.22 (7.86)
  1. Note: 1Income is measured in US dollars, converted from Israeli Shekels using XE Currency Convertor (1ILS = 0.274 USD) on 3/23/17