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Table 2 Global OLS model for associations between explanatory variables and mental health outcomes

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

Explanatory variables/mental health outcomes PTS DEPRESSION
  Estimate Sig. S.E. Estimate Sig. S.E.
Age .08 * .03 .00   .01
Female 1.45   1.05 .25   .48
Asian 1.31   2.21 .20   1.02
Non-Hispanic Black 4.37 ** 1.32 .84   .61
Hispanic 3.54 ** 1.34 .75   .62
Other ethnicity −1.26   2.04 .63   .94
High school education or less 3.40 ** 1.22 1.33 * .56
Employed −1.64   1.06 −.77   .49
Married or cohabiting −1.85 .08 1.05 −.53   .48
Parent, living with child at time of Sandy 1.48   1.28 .21   .59
Experienced or witnessed trauma in addition to Sandy 3.16 ** 1.02 1.63 *** .47
Number of hurricane-related stressors 3.73 *** .49 .94 *** .23
Number of hurricane-related trauma 1.53   1.93 .69   .89
Model fit
Adjusted R2: .23    .09   
AIC: 3,116.22    2,468.83   
  1. N = 418. Significance level: <0.001***, <0.01**, <0.05*.
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