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Table 1 Sample Characteristics

From: The specificity of emotion dysregulation in adolescents with borderline personality disorder: comparison with psychiatric and healthy controls

  BPD (n =185, 26.5%) Non-BPD psychiatric (n = 367, 52.6%) Healthy (n = 146, 20.9%)
n or M % or (SD) n or M % or (SD) n or M % or (SD)
Age 15.23 (1.52) 15.37 (1.40) 15.23 (1.22)
Female 149 80.50% 200 54.50% 105 71.90%
Hispanic 17 10.30% 16 4.90% 41 28.10%
Race
 Caucasian 138 84.70% 290 89.50% 15 10.90%
 African American 3 1.80% 6 1.90% 33 24.10%
 Asian 5 3.10% 13 4% 53 38.70%
 American Indian/Alaskan Native 1 0.60% 0 0.00% 6 4.4%
 Multiracial or other 16 9.80% 15 4.60% 30 21.9%
Disorder
 Depressive 120 72.70% 160 47.60% - -
 Bipolar 22 13.30% 13 3.90% - -
 Eating 23 13.90% 18 5.30% - -
 Externalizing 97 58.40% 117 34.70% - -
 Anxiety 122 73.10% 171 50.40% - -
  1. Note. BPD Diagnoses were based on the Childhood Interview for Borderline Personality Disorder (CI-BPD, [44]). Other psychiatric disorders diagnoses were based on the Computerized Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children [73]. Prevalence rates are exclusively with regard to positive diagnoses in which the adolescent endorsed all necessary diagnostic criteria. Depressive Disorder includes Major Depressive Disorder and Dysthymia; Bipolar Disorder includes mania and hypomania; Eating Disorder includes Bulimia Nervosa and Anorexia Nervosa; Anxiety Disorder includes Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Separation Anxiety Disorder, Social Phobia, Specific Phobia, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Panic Disorder, Agoraphobia, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder; Externalizing Disorder includes Conduct Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder