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Table 5 PTSD Scales Administered to VES Sample

From: Reconciling disparate prevalence rates of PTSD in large samples of US male Vietnam veterans and their controls

Scale Criteria Criteria Male Vietnam Theater Veterans Male Vietnam Era Controls
   N Prev (%) 95% CI N Prev (%) 95% CI
MMPI-Keane Scale Cutting-Score ≥ 30 2,483 6.4 5.4–7.4 1,976 3.0 2.2–3.8
  Cutting-Score ≥ 26 2,483 10.0 8.8–11.2 1,976 4.8 3.9–5.7
  Cutting-Score ≥ 14 2,483 34.2 32.3–36.1 1,976 24.5 22.6–26.4
One Month DIS-III-A PTSD DSM-III Combat-Related PTSD 2,483 2.4 1.8–3.0 1,976 0.0 0.0–0.1
  DSM-III-R Combat-Related PTSD 2,483 4.7 3.9–5.5 1,976 0.0 0.0–0.1
Lifetime DIS-III-A PTSD DSM-III Combat-Related PTSD 2,483 14.7 13.3–16.1 1,976 0.6 0.3–0.9
  DSM-III-R Combat-Related PTSD 2,483 27.4 25.6–29.2 1,976 1.1 0.6–1.6