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Table 2 Patient characteristics (ITT sample, N = 109)

From: Transfer of manualized Short Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy (STPP) for social anxiety disorder into clinical practice: results from a cluster-randomised controlled trial

Parameter   mSTPP (N = 58) tauSTPP (N = 51) Total (N = 109) p-value
Female (%)   29 (50) 24 (47) 53 (49) .848 +
Age (SD)   33,1 (9.8) 30,7 (8.7) 32 (9.3) .168 *
Marital status Single 36 (77) 39 (81) 75 (79) .746 +
  Married 7 (15) 7 (15) 14 (15)  
  Divorced 4 (9) 2 (4) 6 (6)  
Years at school (SD)   11.9 (1.5) 11.7 (1.7) 11.8 (1.6) .715 *
Professional education University degree 12 (20) 14 (27) 26 (23) .908 +
Severity of primary diagnosis (0–8) Mean (SD) 6.1 (1.0) 5.6 (1.2) 5.9 (1.1) .038 *
Number of mental diagnoses Mean (SD) 1.7 (1.0) 1.4 (1.1) 1.5 (1.0) .071 *
Personality disorders N (%) 29 (51.79) 24 (47.06) 53 (49.53) .625 +
Comorbid diagnoses Non 5 (8.93) 12 (23.53) 17 (15.89) .027 +
  One 21 (37.50) 16 (31.37) 37 (34.58)  
  two 16 (28.57) 19 (37.25) 35 (32.71)  
  Three and more 14 (25.00) 4 (7.84) 18 (16.82)  
Treatment history
 Outpatient psychotherapy N (%) 28 ( 50) 23 (45) 51 (48) .699 +
 Inpatient psychotherapy N (%) 18 ( 32) 6 ( 12) 24 ( 22) .019 +
 Outpatient psychiatric treatment N (%) 14 ( 25) 7 ( 14) 21 ( 20) .150 +
 Inpatient psychiatric treatment N (%) 6 ( 11) 3 ( 6) 9 ( 8) .491 +
  1. * p-values are calculated with the T-Test between treatments according to Satterthwaite
  2. + p-values are calculated with Fisher’s Exact test