Skip to main content

Table 1 Demographic data of alexithymia and control groups

From: Selective impairment of decision making under ambiguity in alexithymia

  Alexithymics(n = 42) Controls(n = 44) t/χ2 P
Age (years) 19.23(0.48) 19.25(0.44) 0.12 0.91
Gender (male/female) 21 m / 21f 23 m / 21f 0.04 0.83
Education (years) 14.19(0.40) 14.25(0.44) 0.66 0.51
SDS 34.23(5.77) 32.07(6.29) 1.22 0.23
SAS 33.18(4.74) 30.78(5.57) 1.36 0.17
TAS-20 (score) 64.31(2.63) 36.82(2.24)* ** 52.3 0.000
WCST
wrong responses 19.79(8.81) 18.23(6.37) 0.93 0.35
perseverative response 38.38(7.37) 37.86(6.21) 0.35 0.73
perseverative errors 12.78(5.32) 12.69(6.42) 0.07 0.95
  1. *p < .05, **p < .01and ***p < .001