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Table 6 Baseline severity level by age group and year of entry to MSF program

From: Short and longer-term psychological consequences of Operation Cast Lead: documentation from a mental health program in the Gaza Strip

  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Total
No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
Patients 15 years of age and younger
mild 1 (2) 20 (20) 6 (2) 3 (1) 9 (6) 39 (5)
moderate 38 (69) 43 (43) 173 (63) 171 (71) 109 (78) 534 (66)
severe 16 (29) 38 (38) 94 (34) 67 (28) 22 (16) 237 (29)
Total 55 (100) 101 (100) 273 (100) 241 (100) 140 (100) 810 (100)
Patients 16 years of age and older
mild 7 (9) 10 (11) 1 (1) 0 (0) 1 (2) 19 (4)
moderate 38 (48) 29 (33) 57 (43) 69 (55) 25 (54) 218 (46)
severe 35 (44) 49 (56) 75 (56) 56 (45) 20 (43) 235 (50)
Total 80 (100) 88 (100) 133 (100) 125 (100) 46 (100) 472 (100)