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Table 1 Ten traumas reported most frequently

From: Self-efficacy and humanitarian aid workers

Type of trauma n % a % b
Being near gunfire 17 27.0 35.4
Being threatened with serious physical harm by someone 16 25.4 33.3
Picked up, arrested, taken away by soldiers or police 15 23.8 31.3
Being robbed or having your home broken into 14 22.2 29.2
Death of someone close (e.g., heart attack, car accident) 14 22.2 29.2
Being stopped at an illegal checkpoint 13 20.6 27.1
Other life-threatening event (e.g., natural disaster) 12 19.0 25.0
Being involved in an accident with serious injuries 11 17.5 22.9
Being held against one’s will 10 15.9 20.8
Being beaten up or mugged 10 15.9 20.8
  1. Note: aPercent of all participants (N = 63). bPercent of those who reported trauma (n = 48)