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Table 4 Percentage of participants reporting each trauma related feelings and behaviors (n = 501).

From: Mental health and resiliency following 44 months of terrorism: a survey of an Israeli national representative sample

  Endorsements, n (%)
Items April 2004 study, n = 501 May 2002 study, n = 512
Depression 147 (29.5) 299 (58.6)
Tension and anxiety 145 (29.0) N/A
Optimism about personal future 409 (82.0) 421 (82.2)
Optimism about the future of Israel 279 (56.5) 337 (66.2)
Low sense of personal safety 235 (47.0) 307 (60.4)
Low sense of safety of friends and relatives 270 (54.1) 345 (67.9)
Self-efficacy in terror attack 308 (76.6) 322 (74.6)
Sense of social support 390 (78.2) N/A
Need mental health treatment* 48 (9.7) 27 (5.3%)
  1. N/A, not applicable.
  2. All items were endorsed at 'agree' (third choice of 5) or higher, except for those marked with *; percentages on these items reflect a positive answer to yes/no questions.