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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of participants who met and did not meet IPDE threshold for personality disorder diagnosis

From: Severe war-related trauma and personality pathology: a case-control study

Variable

Cases (IPDE positive)

N = 182

Controls (IPDE negative)

N = 86

Mean or proportion difference (95% CI of the difference)

Age - Mean (SD)

45.14 (9.65)

46.64 (12.15)

-1.49 (−4.45 to 1.45)

Gender N (%)

 Male

123 (67.6)

45 (52.2)

0.15 (0.03 to 0.27)

 Female

59 (32.4)

41 (47.7)

 

Ethnicity N (%)

 Croatian

176 (96.7)

84 (97.7)

0.01 (−0.05 to 0.05)

 Bosnian

3 (1.6)

0 (0.0)

0.02 (−0.03 to 0.05)

 Serbian

1 (0.5)

1 (1.2)

0.01 (−0.02 to 0.06)

 Montenegrin

0 (0.0)

1 (1.2)

0.01 (−0.01 to 0.06)

 Macedonian

1 (0.5)

0 (0.0)

0.01 (−0.04 to 0.03)

 Other

1 (0.4)

0 (0.0)

0.01 (−0.04 to 0.03)

Education (%)

 No qualifications

16 (8.8)

14 (16.3)

0.07 (−0.005 to 0.17)

 A levels/vocational

132 (72.5)

52 (60.5)

0.12 (0.002 to 0.24)

 University

34 (18.7)

20 (23.3)

0.05 (−0.05 to 0.16)

Marital status N (%)

 Married

112 (61.5)

61 (70.9)

0.09 (−0.03 to 0.21)

 Divorced

9 (4.9)

1 (1.2)

0.04 (−0.02 to 0.08)

 Separated

10 (5.5)

3 (3.5)

0.02 (−0.05 to 0.07)

 Single

39 (21.4)

16 (18.6)

0.03 (−0.08 to 0.12)

 Widowed

3 (1.6)

2 (2.3)

0.01 (−0.03 to 0.06)

 Living with partner

9 (4.9)

3 (3.5)

0.01 (−0.05 to 0.06)

Recruitment area N (%)

 Outpatient

175 (96)

77 (90)

0.07 (0.01 to 0.15)

 Inpatients

7 (4)

9 (10)