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Table 2 Sample characteristics (n=122)

From: Reliability and validity of the German version of the Structured Interview of Personality Organization (STIPO)

  Mean (s.d.)
Age (years) 40.95 (14.61)
  range: 18-70
  n (%)
Gender
 Female 85 (69.7)
 Male 37 (30.3)
Education
 No compulsory school 1 (0.8)
 Compulsory school 8 (6.6)
 Apprenticeship/ vocational school 36 (29.5)
 High school 28 (23.0)
 A-level 33 (27.0)
 Academic 9 (7.4)
 Other 4 (3.3)
 Missing 3 (2.5)
Employment
 In occupational training 13 (10.7)
 Unemployed 30 (24.6)
 Part-time 19 (15.6)
 Full-time 32 (26.2)
 Homemaker 7 (5.7)
 Retired (due to disorder) 17 (13.9)
 Missing 4 (3.3)
Family status
 Single 36 (29.5)
 Unmarried with partner 16 (13.1)
 Married 44 (36.1)
 Divorced/ separated 18 (14.8)
 Widowed 3 (2.5)
 Missing values 5 (4.1)
Diagnoses on DSM-IV axis I* n
 Substance abuse disorders 34
 Mood disorders 105
 Brief psychotic disorder 1
 Anxiety disorders 37
 Posttraumatic stress disorder 16
 Obsessive-compulsive disorder 6
 Somatoform disorders 12
 Eating disorders 11
 Other 10
Diagnoses on DSM-IV axis II (personality disorders)* n
 Paranoid 14
 Schizoid 4
 Schizotypal 1
 Obsessive-compulsive 20
 Histrionic 4
 Dependent 14
 Antisocial 13
 Narcissistic 15
 Avoidant 23
 Borderline 36
 Depressive 8
 Passive-aggressive 3
STIPO level of personality organization n (%)
 1 – normal 3 (2.5)
 2 – neurotic 1 20 (16.4)
 3 – neurotic 2 38 (31.1)
 4 – borderline 1 38 (31.1)
 5 – borderline 2 22 (18.0)
 6 – borderline 3 1 (0.8)
  1. *More than one diagnosis per patient included.