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Table 2 Potentially traumatic event exposure by gender and age

From: Potentially traumatic events, coping strategies and associations with mental health and well-being measures among conflict-affected youth in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

  Male Female    Ages 10–12 Ages 13–15    Total
Mean (SD) Mean (SD) B p Mean (SD) Mean (SD) B p Mean (SD)
pTE exposure 2.22 2.31 (SD) 0.43 0.669 1.83 2.62 3.93 0.000*** 2.26 (2.1)
  N (%) N (%) OR p N (%) N (%) OR p N (%)
Material deprivation 134 (59.8) 135 (64.3) 1.20 0.339 121 (62.4) 147 (61.5) 0.96 0.854 269 (62.0)
Bodily Injury 45 (20.1) 41 (19.5) 0.97 0.883 28 (14.4) 58 (24.3) 1.90 0.012* 86 (19.8)
Coercion 51 (22.8) 66 (31.4) 1.55 0.043* 34 (17.5) 82 (34.3) 2.46 0.000*** 117 (27.0)
Combat 18 (8.0) 18 (8.6) 1.07 0.840 8 (4.1) 27 (11.3) 2.96 0.009*** 36 (8.3)
Violence to others 99 (44.2) 85 (40.5) 0.86 0.433 69 (35.6) 115 (48.1) 1.68 0.009*** 184 (42.4)
  1. *p<0.05, ***p<0.001 in boldface