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Table 4 Comparison of the different age groups by gender in the trauma 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 5 1 20.0 50.20 (9.26) 9 3 33.3 55.00 (15.35) 28.6 53.29 (13.31)
16 to 20 195 15 7.7 46.11(13.63) 219 43 19.6 56.47 (16.28) 14.0 51.59 (15.94)
21 to 25 137 15 10.9 45.66 (17.46) 136 45 33.1 60.84 (20.53) 22.0 53.22 (24.48)
26 to 30 202 32 15.8 49.67 (17.13) 335 86 25.7 59.91 (17.83) 22.0 56.06 (18.25)
31 to 35 275 40 14.5 50.09 (18.68) 468 123 26.3 59.16 (19.87) 21.9 55.80 (19.92)
36 to 40 291 39 13.4 49.10 (18.94) 472 115 24.4 58.93 (18.36) 20.2 55.18 (19.18)
41 to 45 235 43 18.3 51.81 (21.17) 385 113 29.4 60.39 (19.29) 25.2 57.14 (20.44)
46 to 50 206 30 14.6 48.98 (19.31) 278 65 23.4 60.21 (17.81) 19.6 55.43 (19.26)
51 to 55 153 25 16.3 50.02 (17.17) 242 104 43.0 64.73 (17.32) 32.7 59.03 (18.67)
56 to 60 116 16 13.8 46.08 (14.83) 137 54 39.4 61.28 (17.75) 27.7 54.31 (18.11)
61 to 65 58 6 10.3 46.36 (13.40) 55 18 32.7 56.45 (16.52) 21.2 51.27 (15.77)
66 to 70 58 6 10.3 46.14 (10.52) 93 19 20.4 52.57 (13.92) 16.6 50.10 (13.07)
71 to 75 63 6 9.5 46.94 (11.92) 72 10 13.9 49.43 (11.75) 11.9 48.27 (11.85)
76 to 80 41 6 14.6 47.46 (13.38) 53 13 24.5 53.30 (14.34) 20.2 50.76 (14.16)
All ages 2,035 280 13.8 48.71 (17.57) 2,954 811 27.5 59.29 (18.30) 21.9 54.97 (18.74)
  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.