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Table 1 Characteristics of the population at different time points (EDSP)

From: Exposure to environmental factors increases connectivity between symptom domains in the psychopathology network

  T0e (n = 3021) T1e (n = 1228)* T2e (n = 2548) T3e (n = 2210)
  M (SD) M (SD) M (SD) M (SD)
Sex (male)a 1533 (50.74) 637 (51.87) 1297 (50.90) 1135 (51.36)
Age 18.26 (3.34) 16.72 (1.19) 21.74 (3.39) 26.62 (3.47)
Symptom dimension scoresb     
  Anxiety 1.33 (0.37) 1.22 (0.32) 1.19 (0.28) 1.17 (0.31)
  Depression 1.43 (0.46) 1.31 (0.39) 1.32 (0.39) 1.30 (0.41)
  Hostility 1.45 (0.50) 1.34 (0.45) 1.29 (0.40) 1.24 (0.35)
  Interpersonal sensitivity 1.48 (0.49) 1.33 (0.43) 1.35 (0.43) 1.28 (0.39)
  Obsessive-compulsive 1.47 (0.44) 1.36 (0.40) 1.35 (0.38) 1.32 (0.38)
  Phobic anxiety 1.24 (0.30) 1.17 (0.26) 1.17 (0.25) 1.15 (0.26)
  Psychosisc 1.31 (0.36) 1.22 (0.32) 1.21 (0.28) 1.17 (0.27)
  Somatization 1.35 (0.33) 1.28 (0.29) 1.26 (0.27) 1.26 (0.29)
Environmental loada     
  Zero 645 (21.35) 286 (23.29) 303 (11.89) 204 (9.23)
  One 1711 (56.64) 694 (56.51) 1045 (41.01) 773 (34.98)
  Two 556 (18.40) 210 (17.10) 980 (38.46) 958 (43.35)
  Three 109 (3.61) 38 (3.09) 220 (8.63) 275 (12.44)
  1. *The sample at T1 only included the younger members of the cohort; assessments at T0, T2 and T3 were based on the full sample. an (%); bSelf-report Symptom Checklist-90-R (SCL-90-R) symptom dimensions scores; cparanoid ideation and psychoticism dimensions were combined to create a single “psychosis” dimension