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Table 4 Terrorism-related evacuation intentions by socio-demographic & threat perception variables – adjusted odds ratios (AOR)

From: Perceived coping & concern predict terrorism preparedness in Australia

Outcome variable Independent variable Adjusted odd ratios
AOR [95% CI] p
Willing evacuate home    
  Gender    
  Male 1.00   
  Female 2.01 (1.16, 3.47) 0.012
  Household income ($A)    
  <$20 k 1.00   
  $20-40 k 1.65 (0.78, 3.49) 0.191
  $40-60 k 1.07 (0.47, 2.41) 0.874
  $60-80 k 0.87 (0.45, 1.68) 0.671
  >$80 k 3.01 (1.38, 6.59) 0.006
  Individual resilience    
  Low 1.00   
  High 1.87 (1.16, 3.00) 0.010
Willing evacuate workplace / public facility    
  Children in household    
  No 1.00   
  Yes 2.36 (1.03, 5.38) 0.042
  Residential location (ARIA+)    
  Highly accessible (urban) 1.00   
  Accessible 0.51 (0.19, 1.33) 0.166
  Moderately accessible 0.56 (0.21, 1.47) 0.236
  Remote/Very remote 0.19 (0.04, 0.90) 0.036
  1. 1. Note: 95% confidence intervals (CI) that include 1.00 indicate a non significant result.
  2. 2. Independent variables controlled for were: age; highest educational qualification; household income, no. of children ≤ 16 years in household; residential location (urban or rural, and location remoteness via Accessibility/Remoteness Index of Australia (ARIA+); being born in Australia; speaking a language other than English at home (‘minority status’); perceived likelihood of terrorism and self-rated health status, personal resilience (CD-RISC2) and psychological distress (K10).
  3. 3. Psychological distress was measured using the K10. Values range from 10–50, with ≥22 considered ‘high’ psychological distress.