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Table 3 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the high-risk and non-OCD control individuals

From: Cognitive performance in children and adolescents at high-risk for obsessive-compulsive disorder

  High-Risk (n = 18) Non-OCD Control (n = 31) p-value
n (%) / M (SD) n (%) / M (SD)  
Sex
 Male 12 (66%) 18 (58%) 0.551 ª
Puberty Development
 Age 11.1 (2.4) 11.7 (1.9) 0.365 b
Handedness
 Right 16 (89%) 30 (96.8%) 0.377 ª
Education Level
 Years of Education 6.1 (2.5) 6.3 (2.1) 0.743 b
 Total IQ 103.5 (12.2) 105.6 (13.5) 0.592 b
Y-BOCS
 Total 7.1 (5.3)
 Obsessions 3.6 (2.6)
 Compulsions 3.5 (2.9)
  1. ª Chi-squared Test \ b Independent t-test. M – mean; SD – standard deviation; IQ – Intelligence quotient; Y-BOCS – Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale