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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants with anxiety disorders

From: Anxiety severity and cognitive function in primary care patients with anxiety disorder: a cross-sectional study

Variables Mean [SD] or N (%) N
Age (years) 38.7 [12.2] 189
Men 59 (31.2) 189
Education above high school 104 (55.6) 187
Smoking 38 (20.2) 188
Psychotropic medication 126 (66.7) 189
  Antidepressantsa 101 (53.4) 189
   Psycholeptics/anitiepilepticsb 57 (30.2) 189
Unmarried 131 (70.8) 185
Married 54 (28.6) 185
Rating Scales   
  BAI (score) 24.8 [12.7] 189
  MADRS-S (score) 21.7 [8.2] 189
WAIS-IV test scores   
  Block design 9.4 [3.1] 177
  Digit span total 9.9 [2.8] 188
    Digit span forward 9.0 [3.4] 177
    Digit span backward 9.8 [2.7] 177
    Digit span sequencing 9.4 [2.8] 177
  Matrix reasoning 9.3 [2.9] 174
D-KEFS design fluency test scores   
  Total correct designs 11.4 [2.9] 186
    Correct designs condition 1 10.6 [2.8] 186
    Correct designs condition 2 10.5 [2.7] 186
    Correct designs condition 3 11.4 [2.7] 186
  Total attempted designs 12.2 [3.5] 186
Anxiety diagnoses   
  Panic disorder 100 (53.2) 188
  Generalized anxiety disorder 107 (56.9) 188
  Anxiety NOS 31 (16.5) 188
Comorbidities   
  Major depression 78 (41.5) 188
  Suicidality 43 (22.9) 188
  Social phobia 76 (40.4) 188
  Agoraphobia 64 (34.0) 188
  Post-traumatic stress disorder 26 (13.8) 188
  Alcohol use disorder 19 (10.1) 188
  Substance use 4 (2.1) 188
  Personality disorder (Antisocial) 19 (10.1) 188
  Obsessive compulsive disorder 20 (10.6) 188
  Bulimia nervosa 12 (6.4) 188
  1. a ATC N06
  2. b ATC N03 and N05
  3. Values are given as means and standard deviations (SD) for continuous variables and frequencies with percentages for categorical variables along with the total number (N) of participants included
  4. D-KEFS Delis–Kaplan Executive Function System, MADRS-S Montgomery Åsberg Depression Rating Scale Self-rated, NOS Not otherwise specified, WAIS  Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale