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Table 3 Comparison of the different age groups by gender in the total sample

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?

Age, years Men Women Total
  N PTSD, n PTSD, % HTQ total (SD) N PTSD, n PTSD, % HTQ total (SD) PTSD, % HTQ total (SD)
13 to 15 441 50 11.3 49.85 (17.56) 463 144 31.1 61.15 (20.59) 21.5 55.64 (19.98)
16 to 20 217 16 7.4 45.93 (13.56) 237 50 21.1 57.11 (16.47) 14.5 51.76 (16.13)
21 to 25 162 19 11.7 46.60 (17.32) 178 60 33.7 60.69 (20.11) 23.2 53.98 (20.08)
26 to 30 230 34 14.8 48.98 (16.50) 378 99 26.2 60.01 (18.20) 21.9 55.84 (18.24)
31 to 35 305 44 14.4 49.86 (18.31) 500 133 26.6 59.00 (19.98) 22.0 55.53 (19.85)
36 to 40 317 46 14.5 49.38 (19.06) 507 123 24.3 58.87 (18.20) 20.5 55.22 (19.09)
41 to 45 247 45 18.2 51.71 (20.84) 413 119 28.8 60.20 (19.10) 24.8 57.02 (20.18)
46 to 50 214 34 15.9 49.64 (19.63) 289 73 25.3 60.45 (17.70) 21.3 55.85 (19.28)
51 to 55 159 25 15.7 49.84 (16.91) 257 110 42.8 64.60 (17.17) 32.5 58.96 (18.50)
56 to 60 117 16 13.7 46.09 (14.76) 146 57 39.0 61.56 (17.60) 27.8 54.68 (18.09)
61 to 65 72 7 9.7 46.24 (14.27) 80 22 27.5 54.54 (16.95) 19.1 50.61 (16.22)
66 to 70 127 9 7.1 43.51 (10.22) 153 21 13.7 48.12 (13.07) 10.7 46.03 (12.07)
71 to 75 103 7 6.8 44.91 (11.20) 116 12 10.3 46.91 (11.25) 8.7 45.97 (11.25)
76 to 80 57 7 12.8 45.95 (12.59) 63 13 20.6 51.38 (14.37) 16.7 48.80 (13.77)
All ages 2,768 359 13.0 48.57 (17.26) 3,780 1,036 27.4 59.00 (18.63) 21.3 54.59 (18.78)
  1. Mean (SD) values for the 14 age groups are shown for men and women.
  2. HTQ = Harvard Trauma Questionnaire part IV; PTSD = post traumatic stress disorder.