Perceptions of Older Adults in a Community Accepting Displaced Survivors of Hurricane Katrina

  title={Perceptions of Older Adults in a Community Accepting Displaced Survivors of Hurricane Katrina},
  author={Yoshinori Kamo and Tammy L. Henderson and Karen A. Roberto and Kimberly L. Peabody and J. K. White},
  journal={Current Psychology},
We examined the perceptions of older, long-term residents of Baton Rouge, LA, a primary receiving city of persons displaced by Hurricane Katrina, toward their community before and after Hurricane Katrina and their attitudes toward displaced newcomers to their community. Using a mixed method design, we conducted face-to-face interviews with a convenience sample of adults aged 60 and older 6 to 10 months after the storm. We used descriptive statistics, mean difference tests, multiple regression… Expand
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