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Table 2 Convenience and epidemiological samples included in the present study

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?

Category Male Female Total
Disaster and accident:    
Earthquake victims 33 40 73
Explosion affected residents 226 235 461
Rescue personnel dealing with explosion 397 28 425
Whiplash victims 296 1,131 1,427
Violence:    
Assault victims 138 50 188
Knife homicide at a Danish gymnasium 107 172 279
Robbery victims 20 34 54
Malignant or severe disease:    
Families with chronically ill children 32 53 85
Parents of chronically ill children 147 312 459
Non-malignant disease:    
Adolescent and young adults surviving childhood cancer 19 25 44
Cleft surgery patients 18 4 22
Overweight persons 15 141 156
Paraplegics 147 69 216
Parents of prematurely born children 18 40 58
Stutterers 22 6 28
Loss:    
Older people who have been bereaved (pilot study) 20 38 58
Older people who have been bereaved (new study) 248 314 562
Parents who have lost an infant (hospital) 44 55 99
Parents who have lost an infant (parent association) 264 353 617
Youth samples:    
Danish national youth probability sample 145 132 277
Faroese youth population total sample 217 242 459
Icelandic national youth probability sample 73 80 153
Students:    
Social and Health Care College Students 37 83 120
Others:    
Control group from the study of parents who have lost an infant 21 25 46
Trauma clients in treatment 64 118 182
Total 2,768 3,780 6,548