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Table 3 Associations of PTSD symptoms with status and deployment history, odds ratio (OR)a and 95% confidence intervals (CI)

From: The prevalence of common mental disorders and PTSD in the UK military: using data from a clinical interview-based study

  PTSD symptoms
Variable Unadjusted OR (95% CI) Adjusted ORc (95% CI)
Status at phase 1   
Regularb - -
Reserve 0.87 (0.40-1.92) 0.80 (0.31-2.06)
Previous deployments (by status at phase 1)
Regulars & reserves:
Noneb - -
TELIC 1 3.95 (1.65-9.44) 3.43 (1.20-9.79)
TELIC 2 or later 2.86 (1.06-7.69) 1.81 (0.61-5.40)
Other recent deployments 7.34 (1.97-27.3) 6.64 (1.60-27.6)
Regulars:   
Noneb - -
TELIC 1 2.10 (0.49-9.05) 1.09 (0.23-5.20)
TELIC 2 or later 2.01 (0.54-7.44) 0.55 (0.17-1.79)
Other recent deployments 4.31 (0.83-22.5) 1.73 (0.34-8.71)
Reserves:   
Noneb - -
TELIC 1 6.85 (2.09-22.5) 6.88 (1.86-25.4)
TELIC 2 or later 3.48 (0.98-12.4) 1.88 (0.42-8.33)
Other recent deployments 15.3 (1.83-127.3) 21.9 (2.67-178.9)
  1. a Odds ratios relate to the odds of having the diagnosis, weighted to take account of sample weights
  2. b Reference group for odds ratio
  3. c Adjusted for status, previous deployments, educational attainment, vulnerability factors and Service