Table 3

The association between having any event on OpEDAR whilst deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan and subsequent mental health problems in Army personnel
Alcohol Misuse Fair to Poor GeneralHealth Probable PTSD Common Mental Disorders
Prevalence Unadjusted OR Adjusted OR* Prevalence Unadjusted OR Adjusted OR* Prevalence Unadjusted OR Adjusted OR* Prevalence Unadjusted OR Adjusted OR*
n (%) (95% CI) (95% CI) n (%) (95 % CI) (95% CI) n (%) (95 % CI) (95 % CI) n (%) (95 % CI) (95 % CI)
No event on OpEDAR 518/3312 1 1 367/3346 1 1 139/3330 1 1 633/3324 1 1
(17.5) (10.4) (4.3) (19.2)
Any event on OpEDAR 87/521 1.10 (0.85-1.43) 1.15 (0.88-1.50) 94/528 1.70 (1.31-2.20) 1.73 (1.32-2.27) 41/526 1.88 (1.29-2.74) 1.57 (1.05-2.35) 154/520 1.68 (1.35-2.09) 1.54 (1.23-1.92)
(18.9) P=0.469 P=0.323 (16.5) P<0.001 P<0.001 (7.9) P=0.001 P=0.027 (28.6) P<0.001 P<0.001

*Adjusted for age, sex, rank, engagement status, traumatic deployment experiences and marital status.

Number of missing values ranges from 22–63.

Forbes et al.

Forbes et al. BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:178   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-12-178

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