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Table 2 Correlation between PTSD scores and other continuous variables

From: Rate and correlates of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following the Beirut blast and the economic crisis among Lebanese University students: a cross-sectional study

Variable PTSD from Beirut Blast PTSD from economic crisis
Age r = 0.05; p = 0.330
[− 0.05; 0.14]
r = 0.01; p = 0.785
[− 0.08; 0.11]
Household crowding index r = 0.09; p = 0.075
[− 0.01; 0.18]
r = 0.12; r = 0.016
[0.02; 0.21]
Financial wellbeing scale r = −0.31; p < 0.001
[− 0.40; − 0.22]
r = − 0.57; p < 0.001
[− 0.65; − 0.49]
Depression (PHQ-9 score) r = 0.54; p < 0.001
[0.46; 0.62]
r = 0.68; p < 0.001
[0.61; 0.75]
Anxiety (LAS score) r = 0.61; p < 0.001
[0.53; 0.69]
r = 0.71; p < 0.001
[0.64; 0.78]
Stress (BDS score) r = 0.56; p < 0.001
[0.48; 0.64]
r = 0.66; p < 0.001
[0.59; 0.74]
Avoidant coping r = 0.54; p < 0.001
[0.46; 0.62]
r = 0.61; p < 0.001
[0.54; 0.69]
Approach coping r = 0.15; p = 0.002
[0.06; 0.25]
r = 0.13; p < 0.001
[0.04; 0.23]
  1. Numbers in bold indicate significant p-values. r = Pearson correlation coefficient; p = p-value; numbers between brackets refer to the 95% confidence interval