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Table 4 Levels and incidence of post-traumatic stress disorder and anxiety and depression following COVID-19 lockdown (N = 510)

From: Increased psychological distress after the lifting of COVID-19 lockdown in the Saudi population: a cross-sectional study

Disorder Severity (score) N % Prevalence§ of PTSD (IES-R score ≥ 33)
N % p value
PTSD No PTSD (0-23) 215 42.2 -   
Partial (24-32) 83 16.3    
Probable (33-36) 41 8.0    
Severe (37+) 171 33.5    
Stress Normal 262 51.4 37 14.1  
Mild 34 6.7 16 47.1  
Moderate 72 14.1 45 60.5  
Severe 73 14.3 56 76.7  
Extremely severe 69 13.5 58 84.1 < .001*
Anxiety Normal 241 47.3 38 15.8  
Mild 37 7.3 11 29.7  
Moderate 72 14.1 37 51.4  
Severe 48 9.4 32 66.7  
Extremely severe 112 22.0 94 83.9 < .001*
Depression Normal 189 37.1 29 15.3  
Mild 48 9.4 15 31.3  
Moderate 74 14.5 26 35.1  
Severe 65 12.7 41 63.1  
Extremely severe 134 26.3 101 75.4 < .001*
  1. §Numbers and percentages are calculated on the corresponding row category
  2. *Statistically significant result (p < 0.050)