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Table 3 Crude prevalence ratios of demographic characteristics and anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and depression in trafficked females, n = 569

From: Mental health, violence and psychological coercion among female and male trafficking survivors in the greater Mekong sub-region: a cross-sectional study

  Anxiety PTSDa Depression
PRb 95% CIc PR 95% CI PR 95% CI
Age
 10–17 (reference) 1.0   1.0   1.0  
 18–25 1.26 1.12–1.42*** 1.12 0.96–1.30 1.09 0.97–1.22
 26 or above 1.26 0.93–1.70 1.15 0.86–1.53 1.02 0.85–1.24
Country of exploitation
 Thailand (reference) 1.0   1.0   1.0  
 China 1.34 0.87–2.07 1.57 0.81–3.01 1.15 1.01–1.32*
 Otherd 1.76 1.14–2.73** 1.80 0.89–3.63 1.05 0.56–1.94
Sector of exploitation
 Sex work, forced marriage, entertainment, dancing (reference) 1.0   1.0   1.0  
 Domestic work, cleaner, restaurant work, begging, and other 1.34 1.06–1.70** 1.49 1.05–2.11* 1.12 0.89–1.42
 Construction and factory work 1.50 1.12–2.03** 1.47 1.05–2.05* 1.12 0.78–1.60
 Livestock, agriculture, and fishing 1.17 0.81–1.69 1.07 0.91–1.26 0.88 0.65–1.19
Time in trafficking situation (months)
 1–12 (reference) 1.0   1.0   1.0  
 13 or more 1.05 0.63–1.74 1.38 0.87–2.20 1.22 0.84–1.77
  1. *p ≤ 0.05
  2. **p ≤ 0.01
  3. ***p ≤ 0.001
  4. aPTSD Posttraumatic stress disorder
  5. bPR Prevalence ratio
  6. c95% Confidence interval
  7. dOther country of exploitation included: Cambodia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Mauritius, South Africa, and Russia