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Table 1 Demographics by group

From: Dialectical behavior therapy skills use and emotion dysregulation in personality disorders and psychopathy: a community self-report study

  No PD BPD OtherPD
(n = 77) (n = 29) (n = 22)
Mean Age (SD) 31.91 (12.82) 28.07 (11.23) 32.73 (9.73)
Female 74.0 % 79.3 % 72.7 %
Caucasian 77.9 % 69.0 % 68.2 %
African American 2.6 % 3.4 % 4.5 %
Asian/Asian American 6.5 % 20.6 % 22.6 %
Other ethnic background 11.7 % 6.9 % 4.5 %
Hispanic or Latino 5.2 % 3.4 % 0.0 %
High school graduate/GED 2.6 % 13.7 % 9.0 %
Some college 22.1 % 51.7 % 40.9 %
College graduate 71.4 % 31.0 % 40.9 %
Single, separated, or divorced 75.3 % 89.6 % 77.3 %
Earn < $5,000/year 23.4 % 20.7 % 18.2 %
Earn ≥ $30,000/year 46.7 % 10.3 % 18.1 %
  1. Note. No PD = those who did not meet criteria for any cluster B PD; BPD = those who reported high levels of BPD traits, either high levels of BPD traits exclusively or BPD traits comorbid with high levels of any other of the cluster B PD traits; Other PD = those who reported high levels of ASPD, NPD, or HPD traits including comorbidity between these PDs but excluding comorbidity with BPD