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Table 3 Potentially traumatic events endorsed

From: Trauma exposure, PTSD and psychotic-like symptoms in post-conflict Timor Leste: an epidemiological survey

Lifetime trauma experience Frequency Percentage
experienced flood/earthquake 931 76.3
been without food and water 769 63.0
had house burnt down 750 61.5
family member disappeared 457 37.5
experienced combat 418 34.3
been without shelter 311 25.5
been sick and unable to access medical care 272 22.3
been attacked or assaulted 227 18.6
seen family member murdered 223 18.3
family member been sick and unable to access medical care 207 17.0
had serious injury 166 13.6
seen stranger murdered 156 12.8
experienced torture 137 11.2
been forcibly separated from family 116 9.5
seen death from flood/earthquake 109 8.9
been imprisoned 84 6.9