Table 2

Frequencies for socio-demographic characteristics, exposure to potentially traumatic events and prevalence of PTSD
Variable Categories Frequency Percentage
Age (years)
18-25 371 30.0
26-35 406 33.3
36-55 363 29.8
56+ 78 6.4
Sex
Female 628 51.5
Male 592 48.5
Area of residence
Rural 721 59.0
Urban 500 41.0
Education
None/some primary 678 56.1
Completed primary 220 18.2
Completed secondary 263 21.7
Completed tertiary 50 4.1
Employment
Subsistence 494 40.5
Home duties 305 25.0
Employed 137 11.2
Unemployed 254 21.0
Alcohol consumption
No 963 79.0
Yes 256 21.0
PTE categories
1-2 311 25.5
3-4 406 33.3
5-6 285 23.4
7+ 218 17.9
PTSD positive
No 1158 95.0
Yes 62 5.0

Soosay et al.

Soosay et al. BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:229   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-12-229

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