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Table 3 Patient-reported traumatic events

From: Trauma-related psychological disorders among Palestinian children and adults in Gaza and West Bank, 2005-2008

  Children ≤ 15 years
n = 650
Adults
n = 667
Total*
N = 1325
  Number (%) Number (%) Number (%)
Witness to murder or physical abuse 337 (51.8) 359 (53.8) 702 (53.0)
Property destroyed or lost 238 (36.6) 192 (28.8) 433 (32.7)
Close family member killed 175 (26.9) 240 (36.0) 418 (31.5)
Received threats 145 (22.3) 218 (32.7) 367 (27.7)
Physical injury 101 (15.5) 220 (33.0) 322 (23.3)
Being forced to flee 155 (23.8) 109 (16.3) 266 (20.1)
Incarceration 67 (10.3) 130 (19.5) 198 (14.9)
Break-up of the nuclear family 62 (9.5) 83 (12.4) 146 (11.0)
Close family member died from illness 42 (6.5) 87 (13.0) 129 (9.7)
Sexual violence 6 (0.9) 16 (2.4) 22 (1.7)
  1. * Age missing for 8 patients.