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Table 3 Posttraumatic stress symptoms

From: Exposure and posttraumatic stress symptoms among first responders working in proximity to the terror sites in Norway on July 22, 2011 – a cross-sectional study

Median (range) or n (%) Police officers n = 76 Fire-fighters n = 73 Ambulance personnel n = 89 p value
PCL-S total score 19 (17-36) 19 (17-64) 20 (17-64) ns
Score ≥ 50 possible PTSD case 0 (0.0) 2 (2.7) 1 (1.1) ns
Score 35 - 49 possible sub-threshold PTSD 1 (1.3) 1 (1.4) 3 (3.4) ns
  1. Note: PTSD Checklist- specific version (PCL-S), range = 17- 85.