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Table 1 Demographic description of the participants

From: Internet-based cognitive behavior therapy for obsessive compulsive disorder: A pilot study

Variable Treatment cohort
   N %
Gender Women 15 65%
  Men 8 35%
Age Mean age (SD) 39  
  Min-max 21-67
Occupational status Working full time 17 74%
  Student 2 9%
  Full-time sick-leave 1 4%
  Unemployed 2 9%
  Pensioner 1 4%
Earlier psychological treatment Psychodynamic Therapy 5 22%
  Cognitive therapy 1 4%
  Cognitive Behavior therapy 5 22%
  Non-specific counseling 3 13%
  None 9 39%
Education High school 8 35%
  University < 3 years 2 9%
  University ≥ 3 years 12 52%
  PhD 1 4%
Psychotropic medication SSRI 4 17%
  Benzodiazepines 4 17%
Psychiatric contact Mean length in years 1.93
  Min-max 0-14
OCD duration Mean length in years 13
  Min-max 4-56
Referral Self referral 13 57%
  GP referral 4 17%
  Mental health professional referral 6 26%