A cross-sectional community study of post-traumatic stress disorder and social support in Lao People's Democratic Republic
Bouavanh Southivong, Masao Ichikawa, Shinji Nakahara & Chanhpheng Southivong
Volume 91, Number 10, October 2013, 765-772
Table 3. Mean post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) scores among injured and non-injured residents of Sepone district, by exposure or non-exposure to the Viet Nam War, Lao People's Democratic Republic, 2011
|Exposure to war||Mean PTSD score
||Difference in meansa (95% CI)|
|Exposed||2.07||1.79||0.28 (0.19 to 0.37)|
|Not exposed||1.89||1.57||0.32 (0.20 to 0.48)|
|Difference in meansd (95% CI)||0.18 (0.06 to 0.31)||0.22 (0.14 to 0.30)||–|
CI, confidence interval.
a Difference between those injured and not injured.
b Civilian residents of Sepone district at least 18 years old injured by landmines or unexploded ordnance.
c Civilian residents of Sepone district at least 18 years not injured by landmines or unexploded ordnance.
d Difference between those exposed and not exposed to the Viet Nam War.