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Table 3 Characteristics patients/therapists divided into specialized/ highly specialized care

From: Developing a decision tool to identify patients with personality disorders in need of highly specialized care

  highly specialized care (Patients: N = 110; Therapists: N = 29) Specialized care (Patients: N = 268; Therapists: N = 59)
  Mean (sd)/percentage (%) Mean (sd)/percentage (%)
Patients
 Age (years) 35,0 (11,7) 33,9 (10,6)
 Gender (%men) 34% (35) 28% (64)
Therapists
 Age (years) 42.4 (11.2) 33,9 (10,4)
 Experience therapist (number of years) 16.3 (8.7)** 8.7 (7,1)**
 Talked to patient during intake (%Yes) 94.9% 100%
  1. **p < 0.01