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Table 2 Results from the univariable exact logistic regression models based on survey data from Rigolet, Nunatsiavut, Canada

From: Climate-sensitive health priorities in Nunatsiavut, Canada

  n Odds Ratio p 95 %
CCI surveya BPS surveyb Confidence Interval
Reported climatic change impacts on lifestyle      
  Did not observe changes in snow 12 Ref.    
  Observed changes in snow 63 6.2   0.018 1.30-40.40
  Did not observe changes in water systems 28 Ref.    
  Observed changes in water systems 47 3.8   0.016 1.25-12.12
  Did not observe changes in wildlife 34 Ref.    
  Observed changes in wildlife 41 3.5   0.024 1.16-11.10
  Did not rank climatic change as an important issue for the community 13 Ref.    
  Ranked climatic change as an important issue for the community 54 7.8   0.004 1.79-41.92
Reported climatic change impacts on health      
  Did not report changes in wildlife or vegetation 34 Ref.    
  Reported changes in wildlife or vegetation 41 5.4   0.026 1.78-34.57
  Did not observe changes in the quality or quantity of fresh water 28 Ref.    
  Observed changes in the quality or quantity of fresh water 47 8.9   0.003 1.88-58.00
Rated changes in fresh water quantity as a “strong threat” or “extreme threat”      
  Did not report concern that climatic change was causing illness 70   Ref.   
  Reported concern that climatic change was causing illness 31   2.8 0.039 1.04-7.87
Rated changes in fresh water quantity as a “strong threat” or “extreme threat”      
  Men 50   Ref.   
  Women 60   6.0 0.003 1.69-27.55
Rated changes in fresh water quantity as a “strong threat” or “extreme threat”      
  Men 50   Ref.   
  Women 60   2.7 0.026 1.11-6.67
Reported feeling angry from changes in the environment      
  Men 50   Ref.   
  Women 60   2.8 0.028 1.10-7.53
Reported feeling scared from changes in the environment      
  Men 50   Ref.   
  Women 60   3.0 0.014 1.23-7.80
Reported feeling frustrated from changes in the environment      
  Men 50   Ref.   
  Women 60   2.8 0.018 1.17-6.84
  1. aClimate change impacts (CCI) on health survey (‘CCI survey’): Collected data on the observations, beliefs, and attitudes about climate change impacts on health
  2. bBio-psycho-social (BPS) impacts of climate change survey (‘BPS survey’): Collected data on the perceived bio-psycho-social impacts of climate change