Military Veterans PTSD Reference Manual - Appendix C
Appendix C (Partial Only)
What follows is a cross section of statistics from various sources dealing with different eras and different wars/conflicts. Not all of it pertains to PTSD but will probably be of interest. I cannot vouch for the accuracy of the statistics shown. The authoring location/body/person follows each set of figures so if you do not agree with what is shown please contact the author not THIS author. Thanks.
TOTAL DEATHS, WWII THRU GULF WAR
Last updated 3-6-99.
War (Conflict) Total Served Total Deaths
WW II 16,353,659 407,316
Korean War 5,764,143 36,916
Vietnam War 8,752,000 58,193
Persian Gulf War 467,939 299
The World Almanac and Book of Facts, 1998. World Almanac Books, New Jersey.