Table 3

Association of long-term PTSD (after 10 years) with variables such as family support, religion, hospitalisation and severity of injury in victims of cluster munitions (n=239)

NPTSD rateSEp Value*
Family support
 Yes2280.410.03<0.001
 No111.000
Religious
 Yes2200.390.03<0.001
 No191.000
Hospitalised
 Yes2300.460.030.005
 No900
Functional impairment†
 Yes1410.740.04<0.001
 No9800
  • *p Value<0.05 indicates statistical significance.

  • †Functional impairment was measured using the Fares Scale of injuries due to cluster munition explosions (grades II–IV were considered severe).

  • PTSD, post-traumatic stress disorder.