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Table 3 Comparison of responses by psychological distress level and language other than English spoken at home.

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

Coping Strategies Psychological distress Speak language other than English
  Low High   No Yes  
  % 95% CI % 95% CI P values % 95% CI % 95% CI P values
Family and self 53.2 (50.1-56.2) 55.9 (47.9-63.7) 0.527 53.7 (51.4-55.9) 42.7 (36.8-48.9) <0.001
Friends and neighbours 22.7 (20.2-25.5) 21.6 (15.5-29.2) 0.771 22.1 (20.2-24.2) 15.8 (11.8-20.9) 0.025
Emotional and philosophical 17.8 (15.7-19.9) 12.7 (8.8-17.9) 0.071 18.7 (17.1-20.4) 11.0 (8.1-14.9) <0.001
Religious and spiritual 10.7 (9.0-12.8) 10.9 (7.3-16.0) 0.934 10.2 (9.1-11.5) 12.2 (8.7-16.7) 0.340
Leisure interests and hobbies 6.3 (4.9-7.9) 12.9 (7.9-20.3) 0.007 5.7 (4.7-6.9) 8.8 (5.8-13.3) 0.066
Positive lifestyle 4.5 (3.4-6.1) 0.3 (0.1-1.2) <0.001 4.3 (3.4-5.4) 1.8 (0.6-4.7) 0.073
Wider social support 3.6 (2.6-4.9) 2.6 (1.2-5.7) 0.456 3.5 (2.8-4.4) 3.1 (1.8-5.3) 0.644
Practical 3.0 (2.2-4.2) 3.1 (1.3-7.5) 0.944 3.3 (2.5-4.4) 3.7 (2.1-6.5) 0.749
Sport and physical activity 2.6 (1.8-3.4) 5.3 (2.3-11.9) 0.122 3.0 (2.3-3.9) 1.4 (0.4-4.6) 0.202
Drinking and smoking 1.3 (0.8-2.0) 9.7 (5.3-17.3) <0.001 2.3 (1.6-3.1) 1.2 (0.4-3.3) 0.226
Pets 0.9 (0.4-2.1) 1.7 (0.6-4.9) 0.406 0.9 (0.5-1.5) 0.3 (0.1-0.8) 0.045
Financial 1.0 (0.4-2.4) 0.1 (0.02-0.9) 0.031 0.9 (0.4-1.6) 0.5 (0.1-1.9) 0.472
Professional help 0.4 (0.18-1.1) 2.7 (1.1-6.8) 0.002 0.6 (0.3-1.0) 0.5 (0.1-1.7) 0.798
Medication 0.1 (0.02-0.4) 0.5 (0.1-2.3) 0.073 0.3 (0.2-0.5) 0.0 0 0.132