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Table 5 Distress about societal issues

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

Distress about: Very distressed,* n (%) Most distressing,† n (%)
The economic situation 133/499 (26.7) 126 (26.1)
The terror attacks 121/500 (24.2) 118 (24.4)
Security situation 141/499 (28.3) 73 (15.1)
Administration corruption 180/498 (36.1) 50 (10.4)
Lack of leadership 143/492 (29.1) 46 (9.5)
Violence and crime 136/498 (27.3) 24 (5.0)
Treatment of Palestinians in the territories 82/482 (17.0) 17 (3.5)
Motor vehicle accidents 158/500 (31.6) 14 (2.9)
Ethnic discrimination 27/497 (5.4) 12 (2.5)
Treatment of minorities (Arabs, Bedouins, foreign workers) 94/495 (19.0) 3 (0.6)
  1. *Items endorsed 'very much' (fifth choice of 5).
  2. †Forced-choice items.