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Table 2 Te Whare Tapa Whā and socio-demographic characteristics and life satisfaction for Māori soon after injury

From: Indigenous injury outcomes: life satisfaction among injured Māori in New Zealand three months after injury

     Satisfied with life  
Whare Tapa Whā Dimension Variable   Total n* % P value
Whānau Global social relationships      
   Satisfied 528 387 73 <0.01
   Not satisfied 34 14 41  
  Family involvement      
   Very large/Large 483 352 73 0.10
   Small/Very small 77 49 64  
Wairua Comfort in faith and spiritual beliefs      
   No 136 98 72 0.79
   Little to Very much 408 289 71  
Tinana General health      
   Good to Excellent 517 369 71 0.90
   Fair/Poor 44 31 70  
  Prior chronic illness      
   0 281 206 73 0.38
   1 149 104 70  
   2+ 120 80 67  
  Injury severity**      
   NISS 1-3 238 180 76 0.09
   NISS 4-6 220 154 70  
   NISS >6 82 52 63  
Hinengaro Overall happiness      
   Pretty happy/Very happy 542 394 73 <0.01
   Not too happy 21 8 38  
  General self-efficacy      
   Not poor 508 371 73 0.004
   Poor** 52 28 54  
  Depressive-type episode      
   No 391 293 75 0.01
   Yes 171 109 64  
Socio-demographic Paid employment      
   Full-time (≥30hrs/week) 481 346 72 0.48
   Part-time (<30hrs/week) 38 28 74  
   Not in paid employment 44 28 64  
  Highest educational qualification      
   No qualifications 146 105 72 0.53
   Secondary school 269 187 70  
   Post-secondary school 139 104 75  
  Adequacy of household income      
   Not Enough 66 41 62 0.08
   Just/Enough/More than 494 359 73  
  1. *Row percentage.
  2. **Injury-related variable. All other variables are pre-injury.
  3. Note: Column totals for each variable may vary and do not necessarily add to 563 as those with missing values have not been reported.