Table 1 Demographic, Clinical and Experiential Characteristics of Canadian Armed Forces Soldiers Returning from Deployment in Afghanistan (n = 85 participants from Task Force 1-10 and Task Force 1-11 - 58 provided one sample, 21 provided two samples and 6 provided three samples, therefore n = 118 samples total). P-value < 0.05 is considered significant
Control Symptoms of PTSDP-value
(< 34)(≥ 34 PCL-M)
Sample size (n/85)5827n/a
Age:30.3 ± 6.928.67 ± 8.50.53
Previous Deployment:(29) 50%(14) 51.9%
Afghanistan Only:(29) 50%(13) 48.1%
Combat (%)//DRRI Score:38.8%// 6.64 ± 3.123.5%// 8.1 ± 2.70.08
PCL-M Score22.73 ± 4.4647.18 ± 10.31*< 0.01