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Table 4 Comparisons of mental health and social function between late-onset personality pathology patients and PD patients

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

Variables Late-onset PD N (%) PD N (%) OR (95% CI) a P-value Adjusted OR (95% CI) a P-value
Depressive symptoms1 62 (95%) 101 (90%) 2.25 (0.60 to 8.39) 0.23 1.70 (0.42 to 6.86) 0.45
Anxiety symptoms1 60 (92%) 89 (79%) 3.10 (1.12 to 8.61) 0.03 2.42 (0.83 to 7.04) 0.11
PTSD symptoms2 51 (82%) 51 (51%) 4.45 (2.08 to 9.53) < 0.001 2.94 (1.30 to 6.67) 0.01
Social dysfunction3 56 (88%) 78 (74%) 2.51 (1.07 to 5.92) 0.04 2.28 (0.90 to 5.74) 0.08
Employed1 11 (17%) 29 (26%) 0.58 (0.27 to 1.26) 0.17 0.82 (0.35 to 1.88) 0.63
Suicidal thoughts1 44 (68%) 53 (47%) 2.33 (1.23 to 4.42) 0.009 1.96 (0.99 to 3.86) 0.05
  1. aOdds ratios presented as odds of outcome in Late-onset PD subgroup relative to odds in PD subgroup
  2. (Denominators in each of these categories varied according to the completeness of the related scales/records; 1Late-onset PD = 65, PD = 112; 2 Late-onset PD = 62, PD = 100; 3 Late-onset PD = 64, PD = 106)