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Table 2 Comparison of responses by gender and household income level.

From: Psychosocial stress and strategies for managing adversity: measuring population resilience in New South Wales, Australia

Coping Strategies Gender Income  
  Male Female   <AUD$40 k >AUD$40 k  
  % 95% CI % 95% CI P values % 95% CI % 95% CI P values
Family and self 49.7 (46.3-53.2) 53.7 (51.0-56.4) 0.075 39.8 (36.3-43.3) 60.1 (57.0-63.2) <0.001
Friends and neighbours 17.0 (14.5-19.9) 24.9 (22.6-27.4) <0.001 15.9 (13.5-18.7) 23.7 (21.1-26.5) <0.001
Emotional and philosophical 18.5 (16.3-21.1) 16.2 (14.6-18.2) 0.118 22.6 (20.2-25.2) 16.0 (13.9-18.3) <0.001
Religious and spiritual 7.3 (5.8-9.3) 13.8 (12.2-15.6) <0.001 14.9 (12.8-17.4) 8.9 (7.3-10.8) <0.001
Leisure interests and hobbies 6.5 (5.1-8.4) 6.0 (4.7-7.7) 0.645 6.7 (5.0-8.9) 5.6 (4.3-7.3) 0.364
Positive lifestyle 3.6 (2.4-5.3) 4.1 (3.2-5.2) 0.536 3.5 (2.5-4.9) 4.6 (3.4-6.2) 0.242
Wider social support 2.9 (2.0-4.3) 3.9 (3.1-5.0) 0.182 3.7 (2.7-4.9) 3.1 (2.2-4.2) 0.422
Practical 3.9 (2.7-5.9) 2.8 (2.1-3.7) 0.146 3.1 (2.3-4.2) 3.9 (2.7-5.6) 0.339
Sport and physical activity 3.3 (2.2-4.8) 2.2 (1.5-3.1) 0.131 1.7 (1.1-2.6) 3.5 (2.5-4.9) 0.009
Drinking and smoking 2.9 (1.9-4.2) 1.3 (0.8-2.1) 0.011 1.7 (0.9-3.4) 2.4 (1.7-3.5) 0.387
Pets 0.5 (0.1-1.7) 1.1 (0.7-1.7) 0.266 1.1 (0.4-3.0) 0.7 (0.4-1.2) 0.366
Financial 1.3 (0.6-2.5) 0.3 (0.1-0.8) 0.011 0.5 (0.2-1.1) 0.8 (0.4-1.8) 0.299
Professional help 0.4 (0.1-0.9) 0.8 (0.4-1.4) 0.191 0.9 (0.4-1.9) 0.6 (0.3-1.2) 0.460
Medication 0.2 (0.1-0.6) 0.2 (0.1-0.6) 0.945 0.3 (0.1-0.6) 0.3 (0.1-0.7) 0.743