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Table 4 Percentage of transcripts from the high (H) and low (L) BPF groups that provide evidence for themes II-IV

From: Exploration of emotion regulation experiences associated with borderline personality features in a non-clinical sample

Theme (Subtheme) Percentage of low BPF group coded under this theme (N = 16) Percentage of high BPF group coded under this theme Chi square to explore association between BPF group and theme
Theme II: Long term Emotion regulation focus 44 % 15 % χ 2 (1) = 2.70, p = .101
Theme III: Difficulty maintaining positive focus 12 % 62 % χ 2 (1) = .64, p = .006
Theme IV: Communication of negative emotions 46 % 8 % χ 2 (1) = 6.00, p = .014