Table 1

Factors associated with terrorist attack likely, concern, changed way of living, willingness to evacuate and combined indicators – adjusted Odds Ratios

Outcome variable

Independent variable

OR

95% CI


Terrorist attack likely

Highest formal qualification

University degree/equivalent

1.00

TAFE certificate/Diploma

1.44

0.97

2.12

High school certificate

1.07

0.69

1.66

School certificate

1.59

1.10

2.31

None

2.10

1.32

3.35

Marital status

Married

1.00

Widowed

0.80

0.55

1.18

separated/divorced

1.40

0.97

2.03

Never married

0.51

0.35

0.73


Concerned self or family directly affected

Location

Urban

1.00

Rural

0.77

0.60

0.99

Age category

16–24

1.00

25–34

2.44

1.36

4.38

35–44

1.10

0.63

1.92

45–54

1.77

1.06

2.97

55–64

1.69

1.01

2.81

65–74

2.01

1.22

3.33

75+

2.04

1.17

3.57

Speak language other than English

No

1.00

Yes

3.02

2.02

4.53

Highest formal qualification

University degree/equivalent

1.00

TAFE certificate/Diploma

1.57

1.07

2.30

High school certificate

1.88

1.23

2.86

School certificate

2.75

1.90

3.98

None

3.62

2.25

5.83


Changed way of living

Age category

16–24

1.00

25–34

0.78

0.38

1.60

35–44

0.80

0.40

1.59

45–54

0.83

0.41

1.68

55–64

0.58

0.29

1.18

65–74

0.48

0.23

0.99

75+

0.21

0.09

0.48

Speak language other than English

No

1.00

Yes

3.27

2.17

4.93

Highest formal qualification

University degree/equivalent

1.00

TAFE certificate/Diploma

1.45

0.94

2.23

High school certificate

1.62

1.00

2.63

School certificate

1.77

1.15

2.71

None

2.27

1.36

3.77

Marital status

Married

1.00

Widowed

1.47

0.94

2.29

separated/divorced

1.04

0.69

1.55

Never married

0.49

0.30

0.81


Terrorism likely + concerned for self/family

Highest formal qualification

University degree/equivalent

1.00

TAFE certificate/Diploma

1.61

0.96

2.69

High school certificate

1.63

0.95

2.80

School certificate

2.68

1.68

4.27

None

4.52

2.63

7.75


Terrorism likely + concerned + changed way of living

Location

Urban

1.00

Rural

0.64

0.42

0.97

Highest formal qualification

University degree/equivalent

1.00

TAFE certificate/Diploma

1.51

0.69

3.33

High school certificate

1.32

0.59

2.95

School certificate

2.79

1.43

5.45

None

3.83

1.73

8.48


Willing to evacuate home

Employed

No

1.00

Yes

1.37

1.06

1.79


Willing to evacuate office/public facility

Gender

Male

1.00

Female

1.80

1.27

2.56

Speak language other than English

No

1.00

Yes

0.46

0.27

0.79

Highest formal qualification

University degree/equivalent

1.00

TAFE certificate/Diploma

0.74

0.39

1.42

High school certificate

0.53

0.27

1.02

School certificate

0.45

0.25

0.82

None

0.58

0.29

1.16


Willingness to evaluate home + office/public facility

Employed

No

1.00

Yes

1.51

1.16

1.95

Gender

Male

1.00

Female

1.46

1.12

1.90


Note: Independent variables adjusted for are; age, marital status; have children less than 16 years; location (urban/rural); born in Australia; employment, speak a language other than English at home (LOTE); highest educational qualification; household income, self-rated health status and psychological distress, measured using the K10.

Stevens et al. BMC Public Health 2009 9:91   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-9-91

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