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Table 4 Frequency distribution of the survey participants and the selection of a factor as one of the “top three stressors” and the association between factors

From: “Running myself ragged”: stressors faced by peer workers in overdose response settings

Characteristics Total sample Stressors
Financial situation—Yes Work situation—Yes Housing—Yes
n (%) n (%) Χ2 * of known values n (%) Χ2 * of known values n (%) Χ2 * of known values
(n = 50, 100%) (n = 36, 72%) (p value) (n = 20, 40%) (p value) (n = 19, 38%) (p value)
Gender    0.267   0.15 (p = 0.93)   0.45 (p = 0.80)
(p = 0.875)
Man 27 (54%) 20 (74%)   10 (37.0%)   12 (44.4%)  
Woman 22 (44%) 16 (73%)   10 (45.5%)   7 (31.8%)  
Other 1 (2%) 0 (0%)   0 (0%)   0 (0%)  
Age    1.42 (p = 0.49)   0.30 (p = 0.86)   0.095
(p = 0.95)
40 and under 19 (38%) 11 (57.9%)   6 (31.6%)   6 (31.6%)  
41–50 20 (40%) 16 (80%)   9 (45%)   8 (40%)  
Over 51 9 (18%) 7 (77.8%)   4 (44.4%)   4 (44.4%)  
Unknown 2 (4%) 2 (100%)   1 (50%)   1 (50%)  
Location    1.39 (p = 0.71)   9.22 (p = 0.03)   3.58 (p = 0.31)
Coquitlam 9 (18.0%) 8 (88.9%)   7 (77.8%)   6 (66.7%)  
Maple Ridge 8 (16.0%) 7 (87.5%)   1 (12.5%)   1 (12.5%)  
Vancouver 16 (32.0%) 10 (62.5%)   9 (56.3%)   7 (43.8%)  
Victoria 17 (34.0%) 11 (64.7%)   3 (17.6%)   5 (29.4%)  
Ethnicity    0.47   0.46   0.13
(p = 0.49) (p = 0.496) (p = 0.72)
Reported Indigenous 16 (32.0%) 10 (62.5%)   8 (50.0%)   5 (31.2%)  
Non-Indigenous 34 (68.0%) 26 (76.5%)   12 (35.2%)   14 (41.1%)  
  1. *Yates’ correction
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