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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of the major study variables (N = 617)

From: General self-efficacy and posttraumatic stress after a natural disaster: a longitudinal study

  N (%)/M (SD)
Gender:
 Male (=0) 276 (44.7 %)
 Female (=1) 341 (55.3 %)
Age 43.24 (12.82)
Educationa:
 Below upper secondary 46 (8.0 %)
 Upper secondary 170 (29.6 %)
 Up to 4 years of higher education 200 (34.8 %)
 More than 4 years of higher education 159 (27.7 %)
Exposure severity:
 Indirectly exposed (=0) 115 (18.6 %)
 Exposed but not in danger (=1) 278 (45.1 %)
 In danger (=2) 224 (36.3 %)
Perceived threat of death 1.49 (1.42)
Loss of family or friends:
 No (=0) 564 (91.4 %)
 Yes (=1) 53 (8.6 %)
Social support satisfaction 5.53 (1.58)
IES-R T1 1.13 (0.83)
IES-R T2 1.07 (0.83)
IES-R change (T2-T1) −0.07 (0.57)
GPSES T1 3.15 (0.46)
  1. GPSES General Perceived Self-Efficacy Scale, IES-R Impact of Event Scale-Revised, T1 6 months post-disaster; and T2 2 years post-disaster
  2. aMissing information about education for 42 participants; thus, n = 575