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Table 2 Prevalence of PTSD according to sociodemographic variables (n=862)

From: Posttraumatic stress disorder among adolescents in Brazil: a cross-sectional study

Variables % PTSD OR IC95%
Sociodemographic variables
 Sex Female (n = 561) 9.2 1.912 0.787–4.643
Male (n = 301) 5.0
 Skin color Indigenous (n = 38) 2.1 0.260 0.017–4.073
Black (n = 491) 8.1 1.074 0.503–2.292
White (n = 322) 7.6
 Age1 13–19 (n = 870) 1.447 1.043–2.007
 Religion No (n = 200) 7.5 0.942 0.378–2.35
Yes (n = 657) 7.9
 Social strata Lower social strata (n = 192) 6.8 1.081 0.383–3.049
Upper/middle (n = 297) 6.3
 Mothers’ formal education Complete Elementary School/Incomplete High School (n = 123) 8.9 0.530 0.107–2.638
Complete High School/Incomplete College (n = 267) 6.8 0.768 0.19–3.096
Complete College (99) 2.9 0.708 0.152–3.307
Do not read/Incomplete Elementary School (n = 152) 7.5
 Father’s formal education Complete Elementary School/ Incomplete High School (n = 108) 4.8 0.530 0.107–2.638
Complete High School/Incomplete College (n = 212) 6.8 0.768 0.190–3.096
Complete College (n = 85) 6.3 0.708 0.152–3.307
Do not read/Incomplete Elementary School (n = 125) 8.6
  1. 1Age was evaluated by the increase of one year