Local knowledge and practice in disaster relief: A worldwide cross-cultural comparison of coping mechanisms

International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction Vol/Iss. 76 Elsevier Published In Pages: 1-11
By Pierro, Rachele, Ember, Carol R., Pitek, Emily, Skoggard, Ian


More societally complex societies will have more coping mechanisms.


More societally complex societies do not have significantly more coping mechanisms, but do specifically have significantly more religious and technological coping mechanisms (p<.001 and p<.01, respectively).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Spearman's rhoLargely not supportedp>.1UNKNOWNUNKNOWN