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Table 1 Characteristics of final sample at study entry and MFQ at follow-up

From: Rumination, anxiety, depressive symptoms and subsequent depression in adolescents at risk for psychopathology: a longitudinal cohort study

  Boys (n = 338, 57%) Girls (n = 260, 43%)
Age 13.7 (1.2) 13.7 (1.1)
Pubertal status at entry   
 Pre/early-puberty 66 (19.6%) 19 (7.4%)
 Mid/post-puberty 271 (80.4%) 238 (92.6%)
Initial scores at study entry   
 MFQ 17.2 (8.7) 19.1 (9.4)
 Rumination 13.8 (9.3) 17.3 (10.4)
 Distraction 12.1 (5.2) 13.4 (6.3)
 Problem-solving 3.4 (2.3) 4.5 (2.7)
 RCMAS 16.6 (8.0) 17.7 (8.7)
Follow-up at 12 months   
 MFQ 14.0 (8.4) 16.5 (10.1)
  1. All entries are mean (standard deviation) unless stated otherwise.
  2. MFQ = Mood and Feelings Questionnaire, RCMAS = Revised Children’s Manifest Anxiety Scale.