Table 3 Multivariate analysis: exposure to violence on the Harvard Trauma Questionnaire (HTQ) and depressive, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms on the Short Moods and Feelings Questionnaire, the Self-Rating Anxiety Scale and HTQ
Depressive symptoms case OR (95% CI)PAnxiety symptoms case OR (95% CI)PPTSD symptoms case OR (95% CI)P
Quartile on HTQ adjusting for gender
 110.016a10.011b10.10
 21.76 (0.92–3.35)2.02 (0.91–4.46)2.14 (0.38–12.16)
 33.17 (2.07–4.87)2.23 (0.62–8.00)2.68 (0.56–12.81)
 46.55 (3.13–13.67)5.86 (2.15–15.97)10.26 (3.01–35.00)
Quartile on HTQ adjusting for gender, social support
 11<0.001b10.008b1c0.084
 21.80 (1.17–2.77)2.04 (0.97–4.29)2.08 (0.39–10.93)
 33.02 (2.37–3.85)2.12 (0.60–7.53)2.41 (0.53–10.88)
 46.23 (4.20–9.23)5.40 (2.35–12.41)8.93 (2.93–27.24)
  • a Quadratic trend.

  • b Linear trend.

  • c Adjusted for gender, ethnicity and social support.