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Table 4 Respondents’ health characteristics

From: Health care equity and access for marginalised young people: a longitudinal qualitative study exploring health system navigation in Australia

Self-reported health rating (Total sample n = 41) n (%)
 Poor 6 (14.6)
 Fair 7 (17.1)
 Good 14 (34.1)
 Very good 8 (19.5)
 Excellent 6 (14.6)
Level of psychological distress (K10 score) (n = 39) (range 12–46/50, average 29.4)
 Low (10–15) 2 (5.1)
 Moderate (16–21) 8 (20.5)
 High (22–29) 8 (20.5)
 Very high (30–50) 21 (53.8)
Wellbeing (WHO-5 score) (n = 37)
 Good wellbeing (51–100) 12 (32.4)
 Low mood (29–50) 11 (29.7)
 Likely depression (0–28) 14 (37.8)
Chronic health conditions (n = 41)
 Mental illness and/or drug and alcohol problem 22 (53.7)
 Chronic physical health condition 10 (24.4)
 Disability 3 (7.3)
 None of the above 15 (36.6)