Table 1

Participant clinical and demographic characteristics

Characteristic*Military- and law-enforcement-related PTSDCivilian-related PTSDHealthy controls exposed to a moral injury event
Participants, n282818
M/F, n25/39/197/11
Age, yr49 ± 849 ± 833 ± 11
Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale, total score40.9 ± 7.941.7 ± 6.60 ± 0
Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale, criterion D15.4 ± 3.515.4 ± 3.20 ± 0
Childhood Trauma Questionnaire, total score52.8 ± 24.265.7 ± 23.430.3 ± 8.4
Multiscale Dissociation Inventory, total score60.3 ± 16.368.0 ± 17.835.6 ± 5.2
Moral Injury Events Scale, total score39.9 ± 6.939.3 ± 7.725.9 ± 9.6
World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0, total score30.3 ± 9.331.6 ± 8.712.9 ± 1.7
Major depressive disorder, recurrent, nCurrent: 9
Past: 0
Current: 21
Past: 0
Current: 0
Past: 0
Major depressive disorder, single episode, nCurrent: 4
Past: 1
Current: 0
Past: 0
Current: 0
Past: 0
Prescribed psychotropic medication, n23100
  • F = female; M = male; PTSD = posttraumatic stress disorder.

  • * Values are mean ± standard deviation, unless otherwise indicated.

  • Significantly higher clinical symptom values relative to healthy controls, based on 1-way analysis of variance and follow-up t tests (p < 0.05).

  • See Appendix 1 for a full breakdown of the psychotropic medications prescribed, the class they belonged to, and how many past and present prescriptions were recorded in each group.