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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of the patients included in the present study

From: The role of self-reported stressors in recovery from Exhaustion Disorder: a longitudinal study

  Total (n = 150) ED (n = 51) EDrec (n = 99) P-value
Sex     .927
 - Women % (n) 78% (117) 78% (40) 78% (77)  
 - Men % (n) 22% (33) 22% (11) 22% (22)  
Age mean (SD) 44 (9.6) 43 (9.4) 44 (9.8) .578
Marital status     .142
 - Married/co-living % (n) 74% (111) 67% (34) 78% (77)  
 - Dating/single/other % (n) 26% (39) 33% (17) 22% (22)  
Education     .318
 - Higher % (n) 71% (107) 77% (39) 69% (68)  
 - Lower % (n) 29% (43) 24% (12) 31% (31)  
  1. Of total 150 patients, 51 individuals still fulfilled the diagnostic criteria for Exhaustion Disorder at the follow-up clinical assessment, 7–12 years later (ED), and 99 individuals no longer fulfilled the diagnostic criteria (EDrec)
  2. Independent samples t-test was used to analyse differences regarding mean age between the groups and chi-square tests were used for comparing the distribution of sex, marital status, and educational level
  3. Higher education is defined as ≥ 1 year of college education