Skip to main content

Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: How and for whom does web-based acceptance and commitment therapy work? Mediation and moderation analyses of web-based ACT for depressive symptoms

Characteristic Total (n = 236) ACT (n = 82) EW (n = 67) WLC (n = 87)
Age, mean, y (SD) 46.85 (12.06) 45.15 (10.78) 46.73 (12.65) 48.54 (12.63)
 Range 20–73 21–69 20–69 21–73
Gender, No. (%)
 Female 179 (75.8) 76 (92.7) 40 (59.7) 63 (72.4)
 Male 57 (24.2) 6 (7.3) 27 (40.3) 24 (27.6)
Education, No. (%)
 High 157 (66.5) 55 (67.1) 45 (67.2) 57 (65.5)
 Middle 75 (31.8) 24 (29.3) 22 (32.8) 29 (33.3)
 Low 4 (1.7) 3 (3.7) 0 (0.0) 1 (1.1)
Diagnosis, No. (%)
 No diagnosis 97 (41.1) 36 (43.9) 22 (32.8) 39 (44.8)
 Major Depressive episode 18 (7.6) 7 (8.6) 6 (9.0) 5 (5.8)
 Recurrent depression 61 (25.9) 21 (25.6) 21 (31.3) 19 (21.8)
 Dysthymic disorder 5 (2.1) 0 (0.0) 3 (4.5) 2 (2.3)
 Other mood disorders 11 (4.7) 2 (2.4) 4 (6.0) 5 (5.8)
 Anxiety disorder 44 (18.6) 16 (19.5) 11 (16.4) 17 (19.5)
Comorbidity, No. (%)
 Mood disorder 54 (22.9) 22 (26.8) 17 (25.4) 15 (17.2)
 Anxiety disorders 3 (1.3) 0 (0.0) 3 (4.5) 0 (0.0)
  1. ACT Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, EW Expressive Writing, WLC Waiting List Condition