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Table 1 Means and frequencies for all variables included in the study across New York City boroughs

From: The geography of post-disaster mental health: spatial patterning of psychological vulnerability and resilience factors in New York City after Hurricane Sandy

  NYC Manhattan Bronx Brooklyn Queens Staten Island
  M/% (SE) N M/% (SE) N M/% (SE) N M/% (SE) N M/% (SE) N M/% (SE) N
Age 50.23 (.84) -- 49.95 (1.59) -- 48.54 (3.07) -- 49.53 (1.76) -- 50.93 (1.74) -- 52.46 (1.99) --
Female 62.2% (.02) 260 55.2 (.04) 69 64.9% (.08) 24 59.4% (.05) 57 68.8% (.05) 64 68.7% (.06) 46
Asian 5.3% (.01) 22 9.6% (.03) 12 2.7% (.03) 1 4.2% (.02) 4 3.2% (.02) 3 3% (.02) 2
Non-Hispanic Black 18.7% (.02) 78 13.6% (.03) 17 40.5% (.08) 15 15.6% (.04) 15 29% (.05) 27 6% (.03) 4
Hispanic 19.1% (.02) 80 31.2% (.04) 39 29.7% (.08) 11 8.3% (.03) 8 15.1% (.04) 14 11.9% (.04) 8
Other ethnicity 6.5% (.01) 27 7.2% (.02) 9 8.1% (.05) 3 8.3% (.03) 8 5.4% (.02) 5 3% (.02) 2
High school education or less 25.4% (.02) 106 21.6% (.04) 27 37.8% (.08) 14 21.9% (.04) 21 24.7$ (.05) 23 31.3% (.06) 21
Employed 54.8% (.02) 229 56.8% (.05) 71 45.9% (.08) 17 55.2% (.05) 53 60.2% (.05) 56 47.8% (.06) 32
Married or cohabitating 43.5% (.02) 182 36.8% (.04) 46 45.9% (.08) 17 41.7% (.05) 40 50.5% (.05) 47 47.8% (.06) 32
Parent, living with child at time of Sandy 21.8% (.02) 91 14.4% (.03) 18 24.3% (.07) 9 24% (.04) 23 23.7% (.04) 22 28.4% (.06) 19
Experienced or witnessed trauma in addition to Sandy 49.3% (.03) 206 53.6% (.05) 67 23.2% (.08) 16 51% (.05) 49 48.4% (.05) 45 43.3% (.06) 29
Number of Sandy-related trauma .06 (.01) -- .05 (.02) -- .05 (.04) -- .1 (.04) -- .05 (.03) -- .05 (.03) --
Number of Sandy-related stressors .64 (.05) -- .02 (.05) -- .29 (.09) -- .73 (.11) -- .12 (.15) -- .69 (.12) --
Posttraumatic stress (PCL-5 severity score) 7.12 (.55) -- 5.12 (.76) -- 7.81 (1.93) -- 7.75 (1.43) -- 9.61 (1.33) -- 6.08 (.93) --
Depression (PHQ-9 severity score) 3.25 (.23) -- 3.06 (.39) -- 3.46 (.94) -- 3.28 (.49) -- 3.99 (.55) -- 2.42 (.49) --
Total N   418   125   37   96   93   67
  1. PCL-5 = Posttraumatic Stress Checklist for DSM-5. PHQ-9 = Patient Health Questionnaire-9.
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