Effects of Terrorism on United States Citizens
James R. Jones, PhD; Rodney Gibbs, M.S.

The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of terrorism on United States citizens. The research consisted of 256 participants. Closed ended surveys were provided to the participants. The questions for the study were “Have you ever changed, modified, or canceled plans due to the fear, or concerns of being a victim of terrorism (recreational plans, travel plans, etc.), and How often do you think about the possibility of you, a family member, or friend being a victim of terrorism. Kruskal-Wallis Test, Mann-Whitney U Test, Chi-square, Fisher Exact Test, and Shapiro-Wilk Test were conducted to determine the extent to which terrorism was related to the outcome measured.

Full Text: PDF     DOI: 10.15640/jswhr.v4n1a1