Table 3

Logistic regression analyses: attributable risks of dichotomous psychosocial correlates on PTSD, adjusted for gender (n=476)

VariablesCases (N)PTSD (indicated by IES-R scores)
≤33 IES-R score, n=297
>33 IES-R score, n=179
OR (95% CI)
>35 IES-R score, n=93
OR (95% CI)
History of sexual abuse16812.26 (1.52 to 3.37)2.89 (1.82 to 4.12)
Injury while in captivity19311.74 (1.24 to 2.44)2.55 (1.73 to 3.78)
Postwar chronic illness10111.91 (1.25 to 2.94)3.39 (2.24 to 5.14)
  • Categorical variables are dichotomised by the number of cases versus no cases. PTSD indicated by Impact of Event scores: ≤33=no PTSD; >33=probable PTSD; >35=likely PTSD.

  • IES-R, Impact of Event Scale-Revised; N, total number; n, subpopulation; PTSD, post-traumatic stress disorder.