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Table 5 Trust in institutions by incarceration status

From: Closing the (incarceration) gap: assessing the socio-economic and clinical indicators of indigenous males by lifetime incarceration status

  Ever-incarcerated
N (%)
Never- incarcerated
N (%)
Χ2 (p value) V
Level of trust in police in local area
 Strongly agree 4100 (13.4)a 28,200 (15.6)   
 Agree 10,400 (34.0) 75,400 (41.7)   
 Neither 5500 (18.0) 42,400 (23.5)   
 Disagree 5500 (18.0) 22,400 (12.4)   
 Strongly disagree 5100 (16.7) 12,400 (6.9) 4473.1 (<.001) .15
Level of trust in police outside of local area
 Strongly agree 2700 (8.9)a 19,000 (10.5)   
 Agree 7700 (25.3) 66,500 (36.8)   
 Neither 8800 (28.9) 59,200 (32.7)   
 Disagree 5900 (19.3) 23,100 (12.8)   
 Strongly disagree 5400 (17.7) 13,000 (7.2) 5314.9 (<.001) .16
Level of trust in own doctor
 Strongly agree 9100 (29.6) 54,000 (29.7)   
 Agree 15,200 (49.4) 91,600 (50.4)   
 Neither 3900 (12.7) 26,400 (14.5)   
 Disagree 1700 (5.5) 7700 (4.2)   
 Strongly disagree 900 (2.9)a 2000 (1.1) 808.6 (<.001) .06
Level of trust in hospitals
 Strongly agree 6700 (21.8) 34,700 (19.2)   
 Agree 12,600 (41.0) 87,300 (48.3)   
 Neither 5600 (18.2) 39,500 (21.8)   
 Disagree 4000 (13.0) 14,800 (8.2)   
 Strongly disagree 1800 (5.9)a 4600 (2.5) 2193.2 (<.001) .10
  1. Note: a Numbers have a relative standard error of 25 to 50%
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