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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the entire sample and by group

From: Posttraumatic stress disorder and health: a preliminary study of group differences in health and health behaviors

  Total Control PTSD
  (N= 80) (n= 55) (n= 25)
Non-veteran (%) 93 95 88
Female (%) 45 44 48
Ethnicity/race (%)    
  White 60 60 60
  Black/African American 19 16 24
  Hispanic/Latino 21 16 32
Education (%)    
  Eleventh grade or less 4 2 8
  High school graduate 6 2 16
  Some college 36 33 44
  Technical/vocational school graduate 11 9 16
  Bachelor's degree 28 38 4
  Graduate or professional degree 15 16 12
Marital status (%)    
  Single, never married 51 55 44
  Divorced 19 15 24
  Married 15 16 12
Income (%)    
  <$20,000 41 33 60
  $20,000–$39,000 30 35 20
  $40,000–$59,000 11 13 8
  $60,000–$80,000 6 5 8
  >$80,000 10 13 4
Age: M (SD) 39.9 (13.5) 39.3 (13.6) 41.4 (13.3)