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Table 2 Probable caseness rates for PTSD (IES), depression (BDS) and anxiety (SCAS)

From: A school based study of psychological disturbance in children following the Omagh bomb

Type of exposure IES BDS SCAS
  Low High % Low High % Low High %
No exposure 603 330 35.4 862 41 4.5 896 37 4.0
Near miss 10 10 50.0 19 1 5.0 20 0 0.0
Loss 353 404 53.4 683 46 6.3 716 42 5.5
Exposed - in town after 43 87 66.9 111 12 9.8 118 12 9.2
Exposed - in town at time 26 75 74.3 86 11 11.3 87 14 13.9
  r=113.911, p<0.001 r=11.664, p<0.05 r=22.791, p<0.001