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Table 4 Results of association between block two variables (risk factor clusters) and recorded symptoms

From: Characteristics of the Colombian armed conflict and the mental health of civilians living in active conflict zones

  Violence directly related to the conflict Personal violence not directly related to conflict General hardship
p OR 95% CI p OR 95% CI p OR 95% CI
Aggression 0.285 0.95 0.87-1.04 <0.0005 1.78 1.60-1.97 <0.0005 1.22 1.12-1.39
Alcohol / substance abuse 0.984 1.00 0.83-1.22 <0.0005 1.73 1.40-2.20 0.25 1.31 1.03-1.66
Anxiety symptoms <0.0005 1.13 1.06-1.21 0.014 0.89 0.80-0.98 0.75 1.01 0.93-1.11
Suicidal ideation / attempts <0.0005 1.42 1.23-1.65 <0.0005 2.32 1.96-2.74 <0.0005 1.73 1.45-2.07
Low mood <0.0005 1.33 1.26-1.40 <0.0005 1.50 1.38-1.61 <0.0005 1.24 1.15-1.33
Eating / feeding disorders 0.017 1.21 1.04-1.42 <0.0005 1.51 1.24-1.85 0.776 1.03 0.83-1.28
Fear, feeling of threat <0.0005 1.76 1.65-1.88 <0.0005 1.22 1.12-1.34 0.001 0.86 0.78-0.94
Generalised somatic body pain <0.005 1.19 1.10-1.29 0.767 1.02 0.91-1.14 0.020 1.13 1.02-1.25
Hyperactivity / lack of concentration 0.163 0.90 0.77-1.04 0.001 0.65 0.51-0.83 0.131 1.15 0.96-1.34
Intrusive thoughts / feelings 0.014 1.12 1.02-1.22 0.020 1.16 1.02-1.31 0.856 0.99 0.88-1.12
Sleep disorders <0.0005 1.26 1.17-1.35 0.365 1.05 0.94-1.17 0.012 1.13 1.03-1.25
Weakness, fatigue, lack of energy 0.145 0.92 0.82-1.03 0.003 0.76 0.64-0.91 0.124 1.12 0.97-1.29
Magical and religious ideation 0.188 1.15 0.93-1.41 0.138 1.24 0.93-1.66 0.003 1.47 1.14-1.90
Weeping <0.0005 1.36 1.27-1.46 <0.0005 1.31 1.19-1.44 <0.0005 1.25 1.14-1.38
Emotional numbing 0.408 0.95 0.85-1.07 0.552 0.96 0.82-1.11 <0.0005 1.63 1.43-1.85
  1. p = statistical significance; OR = standardised odds ratio (standardised beta). CI = confidence intervals.