Skip to main content

Table 3 Correlations between observed variables (N = 51)

From: Obsessive-compulsive and posttraumatic stress symptoms among civilian survivors of war

  Demographics Obsessive-compulsive symptoms Trauma and post-traumatic stress symptoms Depression
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
1 Age -                 
2 Sex -.190 -                
3 Education -.034 -.542** -               
4 Occupation .053 -.343* .630** -              
5 Stay in CH .131 -.078 .225 .210 -             
6 OCD Washing -.049 .266 -.453** -.670** -.116 -            
7 OCD Checking .001 .216 -.424** -.604** -.025 .669** -           
8 OCD Obsessions .100 .083 -.520** -.666** .026 .767** .726** -          
9 OCD Mental neutralizing -.035 .174 -.294* -.388** -.047 .382** .455** .449** -         
10 OCD Ordering -.046 .345* -.394** -.635** -.067 .476** .539** .435** .577** -        
11 OCD Hoarding .023 .393** -.464** -.435** -.266 .488** .185 .245 .246 .513** -       
12 OCD total score .010 .317* -.577** -.761** -.106 .854** .792** .833** .660** .763** .595** -      
13 TLE .036 -.267 -.027 -.038 .187 .202 .086 .219 .126 -.023 -.116 .117 -     
14 PTSD Re-experiencing .097 .062 -.513** -.683** -.126 .713** .631** .871** .513** .470** .292* .793** .380** -    
15 PTSD Avoidance .102 .070 -.555** -.649** -.152 .747** .656** .870** .495** .443** .289* .796** .352* .935** -   
16 PTSD Hyperarousal .072 .070 -.514** -.684** -.190 .747** .745** .885** .523** .513** .306* .845** .202 .923** .918** -  
17 PTSD severity .098 .075 -.543** -.691** -.151 .758** .698** .898** .525** .490** .307* .834** .322* .975** .977** .973** -
18 Depression .104 .211 -.599** -.690** -.143 .742** .732** .876** .587** .518** .283* .842** .195 .880** .920** .899** .924**
  1. Note: *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01, p-values are unadjusted. CH: Switzerland (mean years since arrival); TLE traumatic life event types (experienced and witnessed), OCD obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCI-R), PTSD posttraumatic stress disorder (PDS); depression: HSCL-25