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Table 3 Multivariate Poisson regression coefficients for symptoms of PTSD, anxiety and depression predicted by coping and peritraumatic dissocation, corrected for gender

From: A pilot study on peritraumatic dissociation and coping styles as risk factors for posttraumatic stress, anxiety and depression in parents after their child's unexpected admission to a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

  PTSD (n= 50) Anxiety (n= 53) Depression (n= 53)
B 95%CI p B 95%CI p B 95%CI p
Gender (female) 0.35 [0.04, 0.67] 0.027* 0.41 [0.14, 0.68] 0.003* 0.08 [-0.32, 0.48] 0.696
Active coping          
Expression of emotions 0.03 [-0.08, 0.14] 0.618     0.09 [-0.07, 0.25] 0.285
Palliative reaction          
Passive reaction pattern     0.06 [0.01, 0.11] 0.030* 0.06 [-0.00, 0.11] 0.064
Comforting thoughts     0.10 [0.01, 0.19] 0.029*    
Looking for social support          
Avoidance coping 0.05 [0.00, 0.11] 0.050*       
Peritraumatic dissocation 0.04 [0.01, 0.06] 0.001* 0.03 [0.01, 0.05] 0.007* 0.03 [0.00, 0.06] 0.045*
  1. *p < 0.05 PTSD = posttraumatic stress disorder