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Table 1 PTSD prevalence estimates from nationally representative studies

From: The combined effect of gender and age on post traumatic stress disorder: do men and women show differences in the lifespan distribution of the disorder?

  Kessler et al. [1] Creamer and Parslow [14]
  Male Female Male Female
Age, years:     
15 to 24 2.8 10.3 3.8* 5.9*
25 to 34 5.6 11.2 2.5 4.6
35 to 44 5.0 10.6 2.0 3.1
45 to 54 7.6 8.9 2.2 3.7
55 to 64 NA NA 2.0 1.5
65+ NA NA 0.4 0.0
Total 5.0 10.4 2.0 3.2
  1. *The result is only based on data from the age of 18 to 24 years.
  2. NA = not available as this age group was not included in the study; PTSD = post traumatic stress disorder.