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Table 2 Lifetime trauma exposure among prisoners (n = 329) in the correctional institution in Jimma, Southwest Ethiopia

From: Trauma exposure and alcohol use disorder among prisoners in Jimma Zone correctional institution, Southwest Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

VariablesAlcohol use disorder
No, n (%)Yes, n (%)
Transportation accident (for example, car accident, boat accident, train wreck, plane crash)
 Yes57 (45.2)69 (54.8)
 No153 (75.4)50 (24.6)
Physical assault (for example, being attacked, hit, slapped, kicked, beaten up)
 Yes27 (29.7)64 (70.3)
 No183 (76.9)55 (23.1)
Assault with a weapon (for example, being shot, stabbed, threatened with a knife, gun, or bomb)
 Yes32 (42.1)44 (57.9)
 No178 (70.4)75 (29.6)
Fire or explosion
 Yes21 (33.9)41 (66.1)
 No189 (70.8)78 (29.2)
Sudden, unexpected death of someone close to you
 Yes18 (34.0)35 (66.0)
 No192 (69.6)84 (30.4)
Sexual assault (rape, attempted rape, made to perform any type of sexual act through force or threat of harm)
 Yes6 (15.0)34 (85.0)
 No204 (70.6)85 (29.4)
Natural disaster (for example, flood, hurricane, tornado, earthquake)
 Yes7 (17.9)32 (82.1)
 No203 (70.0)87 (30.0)
Severe human suffering
 Yes15 (35.7)27 (64.3)
 No195 (67.9)92 (32.1)
Sudden, violent death (for example, homicide, suicide)
 Yes12 (31.6)26 (68.4)
 No198 (68.0)93 (32.0)
Life-threatening illness or injury
 Yes16 (43.2)21 (56.8)
 No194 (66.4)98 (33.6)
Other unwanted or uncomfortable sexual experience
 Yes3 (13.0)20 (87.0)
 No207 (67.6)99 (32.4)
Serious injury, harm, or death you caused to someone else
 Yes12 (40.0)18 (60.0)
 No198 (66.2)101 (33.8)
Combat or exposure to a war zone (in the military or as a civilian)
 Yes12 (42.9)16 (57.1)
 No198 (65.8)103 (34.2)
Captivity (for example, being kidnapped, abducted, held hostage, prisoner of war)
 Yes8 (44.4)10 (55.6)
 No202 (65.0)109 (35.0)
Serious accident at work, home, or during recreational activity
 Yes14 (60.9)9 (39.1)
 No196 (64.1)110 (35.9)
Exposure to toxic substance (for example, dangerous chemicals, radiation)
 Yes4 (36.4)7 (63.6)
 No206 (64.8)112 (35.2)
Any other very stressful event or experience
 Yes6 (25.0)18 (75.0)
 No204 (66.9)101 (33.1)