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Table 2 Frequency of experienced event types of the Trauma History Questionnaire

From: Dropout among patients in qualified alcohol detoxification treatment: the effect of treatment motivation is moderated by Trauma Load

  Total (55) Completers (25) Dropouts (30) Test statistic (p)
Armed robbery (THQ1) 34.5% (19) 20.0% (5) 46.7% (14) 4.2881 (.038)
Something stolen (THQ2) 49.1% (27) 28.0% (7) 66.7% (20) 8.1581 (.004)
Burglary when not at home (THQ3) 25.5% (14) 16.0% (4) 33.3% (10) 2.1591 (.142)
Burglary when at home (THQ4) 5.5% (3) 0% (0) 10.0% (3) Fisher’s exact (.242)
Severe accident (THQ5) 47.3% (26) 40.0% (10) 53.3% (16) .9731 (.324)
Natural disaster (THQ6) 12.7% (7) 12.0% (3) 13.3% (4) Fisher’s exact (1.000)
Man-made disaster (THQ7) 18.2% (10) 12.0% (3) 23.3% (7) Fisher’s exact (.318)
Environmental poisons/Radiation (THQ8) 23.6% (13) 20.0 (5) 26.7% (8) .3361 (.562)
Other situation with severe damage (THQ9) 27.3% (15) 24.0% (6) 30.0% (9) .2471 (.619)
Life-threatening situation (THQ10) 52.7% (29) 40.0% (10) 63.3% (18) 2.9791 (.084)
Witnessed death or injury (THQ11) 50.9% (28) 40.0% (10) 60.0% (19) 2.1831 (.140)
Seeing dead bodies (THQ12) 54.5% (30) 32.0 (8) 73.3% (22) 9.3961 (.002)
Friend or family member killed (THQ13) 7.3% (4) 8.0% (2) 6.7% (2) Fisher’s exact (1.000)
Spouse or child died (THQ14) 18.2% (10) 20.0% (5) 16.7% (5) Fisher’s exact (1.000)
Life-threatening illness (THQ15) 34.5% (19) 40.0% (10) 30.0% (9) .6031 (.437)
Learned about unexpected death (THQ16) 78.2% (43) 72.0% (18) 83.3% (25) 1.0271 (.311)
Combat exposure (THQ17) 7.3% (4) 4.0% (1) 10.0% (3) Fisher’s exact (.617)
Forced sex (THQ18) 12.7% (7) 16.0% (4) 10.0% (3) Fisher’s exact (.689)
Private body parts being touched (THQ19) 30.9% (17) 32.0% (8) 30.0% (9) .0261 (.873)
Other situation unwanted sex (THQ20) 10.9% (6) 8.0% (2) 13.3% (4) Fisher’s exact (.678)
Armed assault (THQ21) 38.2% (21) 20.0% (5) 53.3 % (16) 6.4191 (.011)
Severe physical assault without weapon (THQ22) 21.8% (12) 16.0% (4) 26.7% (8) .9101 (.340)
Severe beatings by family member (THQ23) 34.5% (19) 24.0% (6) 43.3% (13) 2.2541 (.133)
Other event (THQ24) 23.6% (13) 24.0% (6) 23.3% (7) .0031 (.954)
  1. 1 Chi2-test, df = 1.
  2. We report percentages and Ns (in brackets).