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Table 1 A comparison of demographic factors in PD patients and late-onset personality pathology patients

From: Lasting personality pathology following exposure to severe trauma in adulthood: retrospective cohort study

Variable PD patients N = 112 Late-onset PD N = 65 Mean or proportion difference (95% CI of the difference) P-value
Age - Mean (SD) 44.18 (10.16) 46.51 (8.37) 2.33 (−0.61 to 5.27) 0.12
Gender N (%)
 Male 63 (56.3.) 55 (84.6.) 0.28 (0.15 to 0.40) < 0.001
 Female 49 (43.8) 10 (15.4)
Ethnicity N (%)a
 Croatian 108 (96.4) 63 (96.9) 0.01 (− 0.07 to 0.06) 1.00
 Other 4 (3.6) 2 (3.1)
Education (%)
 No qualifications 11 (9.8) 4 (6.2) 0.04 (−0.06 to 0.12) 0.43
 A levels/vocational 78 (69.6) 51 (78.5) 0.09 (−0.05 to 0.21)
 University 23 (20.5) 10 (15.4) 0.05 (−0.07 to 0.16)
Marital status N (%)
 Single 27 (24.1) 10 (15.4) 0.09(−0.04 to 0.20) 0.002
 Married/with partner 65 (58.0) 53 (81.5) 0.24 (0.09 to 0.35)
 Divorced/separated/widow 20 (17.9) 2 (3.1) 0.15 (0.05 to 0.23)
Recruitment area N (%)a
 Outpatient 106 (94.6) 64 (98.5) 0.04 (− 0.03 to 0.10) 0.43
 Inpatients 6 (5.4) 1 (1.5)
  1. a Analysis using Fisher’s exact test