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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of Bougainville and East Timor participants

From: Traumatic events, other operational stressors and physical and mental health reported by Australian Defence Force personnel following peacekeeping and war-like deployments

Characteristic   Bougainville veterans who responded to TSES-R2 n (%) Bougainville veterans who did not respond to TSES-R2 n (%) Bougainville veterans who did not respond to Questionnaire n (%) East Timor veterans who responded to TSES-R2 n (%) East Timor veterans who did not respond to TSES-R2 n (%) East Timor veterans who did not respond to Questionnaire n (%)
Gender Male 1465 (86) 566 (89) 2084 (86) 1184 (89) 440 (88) 2006 (93)
  Female 239 (14) 72 (11) 349 (14) 149 (11) 60 (12) 160 (7)
Age group 20-29 112 (7) 67 (11) 365 (15) 178 (13) 75 (15) 570 (26)
  30-39 756 (44) 311 (49) 1266 (52) 648 (49) 269 (54) 1093 (50)
  40+ 836 (49) 260 (41) 802 (33) 507 (38) 156 (31) 503 (23)
Service Navy 382 (22) 203 (32) 846 (35) 176 (13) 63 (13) 218 (10)
  Army 1245 (73) 404 (63) 1485 (61) 1025 (77) 389 (78) 1778 (82)
  RAAF 77 (5) 31 (5) 102 (4) 132 (10) 48 (10) 170 (8)
Rank Officer 602 (35) 188 (29) 590 (24) 344 (26) 128 (26) 351 (16)
  Enlisted 1102 (65) 450 (71) 1834 (76) 989 (74) 372 (74) 1813 (84)
Status Currently serving 1464 (86) 570 (89) 1612 (67) 1158 (87) 456 (91) 1488 (69)
  Ex-serving 240 (14) 68 (11) 812 (33) 175 (13) 44 (9) 678 (31)