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Table 3 Violence exposure and psychological distress indicators

From: High levels of mortality, exposure to violence and psychological distress experienced by the internally displaced population of Ein Issa camp prior to and during their displacement in Northeast Syria, November 2017

Indicator Group Total n % (95%CI)
Violence exposure in the previous year
 Exposed to at least one violent episode Overall 1478a 469 31.7% (29.4–34.2)
 Exposed to at least one violent episode < 15 years 818a 167 20.4% (17.8–23.3)
 Witnessed atrocities (such as public floggings, executions, public dead body displays) Overall 1478a 279 18.9% (17.0–21.0)
 Witnessed atrocities (such as public floggings, executions, public dead body displays) < 15 years 818a 80 9.8% (7.9–12.0)
 Detained/kidnapped Men ≥15 years 265a 42 15.8% (11.9–20.8)
 Tortured/beaten/attacked Men ≥15 years 265a 30 11.3% (8.0–15.8)
Two-week psychological distress symptoms
 So distressed/disturbed/upset that they were completely or almost completely inactive > 2 years 1286a 485 37.7% (35.1–40.4)
 Uninterested in things they used to like most of the time Respondents 257 75 29.3% (24.0–35.2)
 So hopeless that they did not want to carry on living most of the time Respondents 257 37 14.4% (10.6–19.3)
 Bedwetting on at least two occasions Children aged 5–12 years 446a 91 20.4% (16.9–24.4)
  1. a Missing values were excluded