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


Religious coping mechanisms do not detract from practical coping mechanisms.


Even when controlled for complexity, religious coping mechanisms are marginally correlated with the presence of other coping mechanisms, indicating that religious and non-religious coping mechanisms are not antithetical.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Spearman's rhoSupportedp<.10UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Religious Coping MechanismsIndependentDisasters
Other coping mechanismsDependentDisasters