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Table 2 Differences in perception of natural and anthropogenic hazards and waste management: Prevalence ratio adjusted for all other variables (CI 95%)

From: Risk perception in the population living near the Turin municipal solid waste incineration plant: survey results before start-up and communication strategies

  Natural hazards Anthropogenic hazards Waste management
Exposure (vs. Unexposed)
 Exposed 1.61 (0.99–2.61) 1.35 (1.03–1.77) 1.19 (0.94–1.50)
Sex (vs. Males)
 Females 2.77 (1.62–4.73) 1.20 (0.92–1.58) 1.10 (0.87–1.40)
Marital Status (vs. Married/cohabiting)
 Single/Widow/er 1.24 (0.61–2.50) 1.01 (0.66–1.56) 1.02 (0.70–1.47)
 Separated/divorced 0.76 (0.30–1.92) 0.94 (0.55–1.61) 0.82 (0.49–0.38)
Self-perceived health (vs. Good)
 Poor 1.31 (0.81–2.10) 1.04 (0.78–1.39) 0.99 (0.77–1.28)
Place of birth (vs. North)
 Centre-South and Islands 1.31 (0.79–2.18) 0.98 (0.72–1.34) 1.04 (0.80–1.37)
 Foreign 1.08 (0.33–3.54) 1.08 (0.59–1.97) 0.92 (0.53–1.60)
With children (vs. No)
 Yes 1.10 (0.54–2.23) 1.09 (0.74–1.59) 1.08 (0.78–1.51)
Age class (vs. > 55 yrs)
  (30.45] 0.50 (0.25–1.03) 0.82 (0.57–1.18) 0.94 (0.69–1.28)
  (45.55] 0.99 (0.59–1.67) 1.19 (0.88–1.62) 1.09 (0.83–1.44)
Level of Education (vs. Primary/lower secondary)
 Upper secondary 0.89 (0.54–1.48) 1.02 (0.76–1.37) 0.99 (0.76–1.29)
 Post secondary 0.44 (0.16–1.16) 0.89 (0.58–1.36) 1.08 (0.76–1.54)