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Table 2 Associations between proportion of postcode that is parkland and high or very high psychological distress *

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

Perception of neighbourhood safety Area disadvantage (tertiles of IRSED) Parklandx Parkland Parkland
0−19% 20−40% >40%
OR OR (95%CI) OR (95%CI)
  p-value p-value
Not a safe neighbourhood Most disadvantaged group 1 2.27 (1.45−3.55) <0.01 2.53 (1.53−4.19) <0.01
Middle disadvantaged group 1 0.38 (0.15−0.92) 0.03 1.92 (0.95−3.88) 0.07
Least disadvantaged group 1 2.15 (0.32−14.31) 0.43 2.92 (0.55−15.53) 0.21
Safe neighbourhood Most disadvantaged group 1 1.02 (0.59−1.74) 0.96 1.21 (0.56−2.58) 0.63
Middle disadvantaged group 1 0.81 (0.42−1.56) 0.53 0.68 (0.34−1.36) 0.28
Least disadvantaged group 1 0.79 (0.39−1.59) 0.51 1.20 (0.55−2.59) 0.65
  1. *Age, gender, household income, highest level of education completed, employment status and self-rated health included as individual level covariates in all models; population density included in all models as area level covariate.