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That said, here are best estimates of the incidence of post traumatic stress disorder for some specific populations: 50% of UK sexually abused children, 45% of UK battered women, 35% of UK adult rape victims, 16% of children and adolescents who lived approximately 100 miles from Oklahoma City reported significant PTSD symptoms related to the bombing two years after the bombing, 44% of Americans reported at least one symptom of PTSD after 9/11. 30% of those actually in the building or injured during the 9/11 New York City attacks.

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