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Table 2 Correlation matrix of the major study variables (N = 617)

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

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1 Gender:          
 Male (=0)          
 Female (=1)          
2 Age −0.16***         
3 Exposure severity: 0.04 −0.08*        
 Indirectly exposed (=0)          
 Exposed but not in danger (=1)          
 In danger (=2)          
4 Perceived threat of death 0.04 −0.04 0.65***       
5 Loss of family or friends: −0.04 −0.02 0.17*** 0.23***      
 No (=0)          
 Yes (=1)          
6 Social support satisfaction 0.14*** −0.12** −0.11* −0.13** −0.09*     
7 IES-R T1 0.18*** 0.01 0.41*** 0.47*** 0.22*** −0.36***    
8 IES-R T2 0.10* 0.03 0.37*** 0.42*** 0.20*** −0.32*** 0.77***   
9 IES-R change (T2-T1) −0.11** 0.03 −0.05 −0.06 −0.04 0.05 −0.33*** 0.35***  
10 GPSES T1 −0.07 −0.06 −0.08 −0.08* −0.03 0.24*** −0.30*** −0.26*** 0.07
  1. Correlations are based on multiple imputed data
  2. GPSES General Perceived Self-Efficacy Scale, IES-R Impact of Event Scale-Revised, T1 6 months post-disaster; and T2 2 years post-disaster
  3. *p ≤ .05; **p ≤ .01; and ***p ≤ .001