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Table 1 Subject characteristics: patients and control subjects

From: Occipital event-related potentials to addiction-related stimuli in detoxified patients with alcohol dependence, and their association with three-month relapse

  Control (n = 31) Patient (n = 30) p =
Age y (std) 43.3 (9.0) 44.3 (8.0) .56 (ANOVA)
Handedness (n, right) 29 29 .57 (Chi2)
Gender (n: f/m) 6/25 5/25 .79 (Chi2)
Nicotine dependency (n) 16 23 .02 (Chi2)
Fagerström Score mean (sd) 2.55 (3.0) 5.63 (3.9) .001(ANOVA)
School (n:without/low/mid/high*): 0,9,10,12 1,14,6,9 .32 (Chi2)
Preference drink (n:beer/wine/other) 19/6/5 20/6/4 .85 (Chi2)
Health-related problems (n) 1.48 (5.60) 9.00 (13.14) .005 (ANOVA)
Breath alcohol concentration in per mille (sd)** - 1.15 (1.30) -
AUDIT mean (std) 2.71 (1.83) 24.50 (7.71) <.001 (ANOVA)
OCDS-G Score mean (sd) 1.39 (1.43) 18.9 (7.18) <.001 (ANOVA)
BDI mean (sd) 3.23 (4.13) 14.17 (8.67) <.001 (ANOVA)
Barratt Impulsivity Scale total score mean(sd) 42.58 (3.93) 44.36 (3.37) .06 (ANOVA)
  1. *School education level: none = no formal school certificate, low = 9 to 10 years German basic school level “Hauptschule”, mid = 10 years German mid level “Realschule”, high = 12 to 13 years German high level “Gesamtschule” or “Gymnasium” **at start of hospitalization