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Table 1 Demographics of battle casualties (BCs) and the control group (CTRLs)

From: Coping strategies of Dutch servicemembers after deployment

Characteristics BCs (n = 33) CTRLs (n = 33)
Gender [n(%)]
 Male 31 (94) 31 (94)
 Female 2 (6) 2 (6)
Age [year, mean ± SD)] 24.9 ± 6.8 26.3 ± 6.1
Marital status [n(%)]
 Single 10 (30) 6 (18)
 In a Relationship 15 (46) 12 (36)
 Married 7 (21) 15 (46)
 Unknown 1 (3)
Educational level [n(%)]
 Low 1 (3) 1 (3)
 Middle 25 (76) 28 (85)
 High 6 (18) 4 (12)
 Unknown 1 (3)
Rank during deployment [n(%)]
 Junior enlisted (E1-E4) 21 (64) 20 (61)
 Senior enlisted (E5-E9) 8 (24) 9 (27)
 Junior officers (O1-O3) 4 (12) 3 (9)
 Senior officers (O4-O10) 1 (3)
Number of deployments [median (IQR)] 2 (2)* 2 (2)
  1. SD. Standard deviation; IQR. Interquartile range; −. No data; *. N = 31, the number of deployments for two BCs were missing