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Table 3 Correlation between the PTSD scores and other categorical 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

  PTSD from Beirut Blast PTSD from economic crisis
Variable Mean ± SD p Effect size Mean ± SD p Effect size
Gender   0.039 0.224   0.083 0.184
Male 33.81 ± 15.01    39.87 ± 18.49   
Female 37.28 ± 15.93    43.21 ± 17.68   
Personal history of anxiety disorders   < 0.001 0.515   < 0.001 0.703
No 34.59 ± 14.78    39.72 ± 16.80   
Yes 42.98 ± 17.65    52.36 ± 19.05   
Personal history of post-traumatic stress disorder    0.019 0.562 0.002 0.609
No 35.63 ± 15.22    41.51 ± 17.65   
Yes 45.65 ± 20.09    52.92 ± 19.74   
Personal history of depression   < 0.001 0.619   < 0.001 0.654
No 34.30 ± 14.68    39.89 ± 16.81   
Yes 44.26 ± 17.39    51.79 ± 19.45   
  1. PTSD Post traumatic stress disorder. Numbers in bold indicate significant p-values