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Table 1 High or very high psychological distress by demographic characteristics (weighted to the population)

From: Neighbourhood safety and area deprivation modify the associations between parkland and psychological distress in Sydney, Australia

  High/very high psychological distress1
   N=13,970 Univariate analysis
Gender n % OR. 95% CI
Male 5,486 7.2 0.71 (0.56−0.88)
Female 8,484 10.3 1
Age group (years)  
16−24 1,191 10.3 2.44 (1.69−3.54)
25−34 1,425 9.7 2.19 (1.51−3.18)
35−44 1,979 9.9 1.91 (1.38−2.65)
45−54 2,436 8.1 1.24 (0.93−1.67)
55−64 2,943 8.2 1.56 (1.16−2.11)
65+ 3,996 5.4 1
Household income  
<$20,000 2,479 14.7 2.56 (1.83−3.58)
$20,000−$39,999 2,090 12.4 2.29 (1.67−3.15)
$40,000−$59,999 1,635 9.8 1.82 (1.28−2.59)
$60,000−$79,999 1,449 7.5 1.19 (0.78−1.82)
$80,000+ 3,721 5.6 1
Highest education  
University 4,532 6.7 0.21 (0.06−0.74)
TAFE2 2,886 9.6 0.33 (0.10−1.14)
High school 2,330 8.4 0.31 (0.09−1.09)
Did not complete high school 4,026 11.4 0.38 (0.11−1.31)
Other 63 16.8 1
Employment status 3    
Yes 7662 7.0 0.50 (0.40−0.62)
No 6268 12.2 1
Index of Relative Socio-Economic Disadvantage  
Most disadvantaged group 3,655 11.5 2.57 (1.79−3.69)
Middle disadvantaged group 7,943 8.5 2.13 (1.46–3.12)
Least disadvantaged group 2,371 5.0 1
Perceived neighbourhood safety  
Yes 6,916 7.2 0.47 (0.37−0.60)
No 2,376 14.5 1
Self-rated health    
Excellent, very good or good 10,282 6.3 0.25 (0.21−0.31)
Fair, poor or very poor 2,947 18.6 1
Parkland  
0−19% 6,659 8.9 1
20−40% 5,149 8.6 1.05 (0.76−1.43)
>40% 2,162 8.6 1.15 (0.78−1.70)
  1. 1The denominator includes yes, no and don’t know/refused. 2TAFE technical and further education certificate/diploma is a vocational tertiary qualification ranked below a university degree. 3Unemployment means did not have a job.