TABLE 3

PTSD Among Injured Children

PTSD, n (% [95% CI])
Mild Injury (N=239)Moderate Injury (N=81)Severe Injury (N=38)
Reexperiencinga1 (0.4 [0–1])14 (17.2 [9–26])15 (39.5 [24–57])
Avoidanceb2 (0.8 [0–1])10 (12.3 [5–20])13 (34.2 [20–51])
Arousalc2 (0.8 [0–1])11 (13.6 [6–21])13 (34.2 [20–51])
PTSD diagnosis1 (0.4 [0–1])8 (9.9 [3–16])10 (26.3 [13–43])
  • a At least 1 moderate/severe symptom.

  • b At least 3 moderate/severe symptoms.

  • c At least 2 moderate/severe symptoms.