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Table 1 Socio-demographic factors and comorbid psychiatric disorders of participants with a lifetime diagnosis of anxiety disorder

From: Treatment adequacy of anxiety disorders among young adults in Finland

   All Men Women  
   100.0 % N = 92 28.3 % N = 26 71.7 % N = 66  
Variable Category % N % N % N p*
Age <25 years 19.6 18 15.4 4 21.2 14  
  25–29 years 40.2 37 42.3 11 39.4 26  
  ≥30 years 40.2 37 42.3 11 39.4 26 0.818
Basic education Less than high school 52.8 47 69.6 16 47.0 31  
  High school 47.2 42 30.4 7 53.0 35 0.062
Married or cohabiting Yes 66.3 59 56.5 13 69.7 46  
  No 33.7 30 43.5 10 30.3 20 0.250
Current employment Employed 56.2 50 69.6 16 51.5 34  
  Studentc 18.0 16 21.7 5 16.7 11  
  Unemployed 11.2 10 8.7 2 12.1 8  
  Othera 14.6 13 0.0 0 19.7 13 0.077**
Comorbid mood disorder Yes 58.7 54 61.5 16 57.6 38  
  No 41.3 38 38.5 10 42.4 28 0.728
Comorbid personality disorder Yes 21.7 20 30.8 8 18.2 12  
  No 78.3 72 69.2 18 81.8 54 0.188
Comorbid substance abuse or dependence (any substance) Yes 28.3 26 57.7 15 16.7 11  
  No 71.7 66 42.3 11 83.3 55 <0.0001
Comorbid other disorderb Yes 18.5 17 7.7 2 22.7 15  
  No 81.5 75 92.3 24 77.3 51 0.137
  1. aOf the other group, 10 (76.9 %) were at home taking care of household and family members, 2 (15.4 %) were on disability pension or sick leave and 1 (7.7 %) was on return to work trial after sickness absence
  2. bPsychotic, eating, sleeping, adjustment or impulse control disorder lifetime
  3. cStudents in vocational schools or universities
  4. *The p-values indicate a significance of the difference between genders in the distribution of each category tested by χ2- or Fisher’s exact test. P-values < 0.05 in boldface
  5. **Fisher’s exact test was used in the analysis