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Table 1 Demographic, Service Use and Clinical Characteristics at Baseline

From: Efficacy of Mentalization-based group therapy for adolescents: the results of a pilot randomised controlled trial

Characteristics at Baseline TAU MBT-A
Female, n/N (%) 21/26 (80.8) 17/22 (77.3)
Age, years, mean (SD) 15.7 (1.4) 15.4 (1.3)
Living with parent/guardian or other family, n/N (%) 22/26 (84.6) 18/22 (81.8)
Enrolled in formal educationa, n/N (%) 22/26 (84.6) 17/22 (77.3)
Ethnicity white Scottish, n/N (%) 18/26 (69.2) 15/22 (68.2)
Socioeconomic status = <60th percentile, n/N (%) 11/26 (42.3) 10/22 (45.5)
Number of appointments 6-months pre-treatment, mode (range) 14.5 (1–80) 11.0 (2–81)
Number of appointments between treatment and 24-week follow-up, mode (range) 9.0 (0–104) 17.0 (0–108)
Years since initial referral to CAMHS, n/N (%)
 < 1 year 7/26 (26.9) 9/22 (40.9)
 1–2 years 13/26 (50.0) 3/22 (13.6)
 2–3 years 3/26 (11.5) 5/22 (22.7)
 3 years + 2/26 (7.7) 5/22 (22.7)
 Unknown 1/26 (3.8) 0/22 (0)
Self-reported self-harm at baseline 26.8 (11.8) 28.3 (11.9)
Self-reported risk taking at baseline 12.7 (7.0) 12.6 (9.3)
Self-harm related A + E presentation 6 months pre-baseline, mean (range) 1.08 (0–7) 0.73 (0–4)
RCADS 79.8 (24.9) 91.1 (22.0)
RFQ 8.1 (0.8) 8.3 (0.8)
DERS 133.8 (21.9) 140.4 (17.9)
ERC 6.9 (1.9) 7.7 (2.2)
BPD 28.4 (5.6)* 32.0 (6.9)*
ISMb 82.5 (12.3) 85.9 (7.4)
  1. aIncludes high school and/or college; bonly 18 TAU and 13 MBT completed baseline assessment *significant at p ≤.05