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Table 1 Associations between sociodemographic characteristics and PTSD

From: Prevalence and factors associated with PTSD among female urban slum dwellers in Ibadan, Nigeria: a cross-sectional study

  PTSD symptoms
n (%)
No PTSD symptoms
n (%)
P value
Age at last birthday
 18–29 5 (21.74) 132 (25.05)  
 30–44 10 (43.48) 178 (33.78) 0.63
 ≥ 45 8 (34.78) 217 (41.18)  
Educational status
 None 6 (26.09) 117 (22.20)  
 Any Primary 7 (30.43) 158 (29.98) 0.74
 Some Secondary 1 (4.35) 66 (12.52)  
 Completed secondary/Tertiary 9 (39.13) 186 (35.29)  
Marital status
 Married/Cohabiting 15 (65.22) 358 (67.93)  
 Single/Never married 3 (13.04) 40 (7.59) 0.59
 Separated/widowed/divorced 5 (21.74) 129 (24.48)  
Employed in the last 3 months
 No 8 (34.78) 117 (22.20)  
 Yes 15 (65.22) 410 (77.80) 0.15
Wealth index
 Poorest 13 (56.52) 171 (32.45)  
 Poor 5 (21.74) 205 (38.90) 0.05a
 Slightly wealthier 5 (21.74) 151 (28.65)  
  1. aMarginal finding