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Table 1 Comparisons of socio-demographic characteristics, comorbid disorders, and symptoms of men with with borderline personality bisorder, borderline personality disorder and antisocial personality disorder, antisocial personality disorder, and neither disorder on socio-demographic characteristics and comorbid disorders and symptoms

From: A prospective, longitudinal, study of men with borderline personality disorder with and without comorbid antisocial personality disorder

  BPD BPD + ASPD ASPD ND Statistic
N 12 25 49 224
Sociodemographic characteristics
 Mean age at time of interview (SD) 32.20 33.51 33.16 33.15 F(3) = 1.89
(1.53) (1.40) (1.61) (1.59) p = 0.131
 % Married or in a common law marriage (n) 33.3 44 61.2 70 FET
(4) (11) (30) (156) p = 0.005
 % Completed high school (n) 75.0 28.0 44.9 84.4 X2(3) = 60.36
(9) (7) (22 (189) p < 0.001
 % Employed at time of interview (n) 100.0 80.0 87.5 95.5 X2(3) = 10.79
(12) (16) (42) (210) p = 0.013
 % Report having children (n) 25.0 40.0 46.9 40.6 FET
(3) (10) (23) (91) p = 0.118
Comorbid disorders
 % Anxiety disorder (n) 41.7 16.0 16.3 9.9 FET
(5) (4) (8) (22) p = 0.014
 % Major Depression (n) 58.3 48.1 20.4 9.5 X2(3) = 43.01
(7) (13) (10) (21) p < 0.001
 % Alcohol abuse (n) 33.3 16.0 31.3 35.7 FET
(4) (4) (15) (80) p = 0.253
 % Alcohol Dependence (n) 50.0 68.0 50.0 12.1 FET
(6) (17) (24) (27) p < 0.001
 % Drug abuse (n) 25.0 36.0 58.3 29.1 FET
(3) (9) (28) (65) p = 0.002
 % Drug dependence (n) 58.3 92.0 87.5 29.6 X2(3) = 79.64
(7) (23) (42) (66) p < 0.001
Suicidal symptoms
 % Recurrent thoughts of death (n) 50.0 72.0 31.3 10.8 FET
(6) (18) (15) (24) p < 0.001
 % Thoughts of death (n) 33.3 64.0 30.6 11.6 FET
(4) (16) (15) (26) p < 0.001
 % Suicidal ideation (n) 58.3 44.0 18.4 6.3 FET
(7) (11) (9) (14) p < 0.001
 % Suicidal plan (n) 0.0 16.0 2.0 1.3 FET
(0) (4) (1) (3) p = 0.007
 % Suicide attempt (n) 16.7 20.0 8.2 1.8 FET
(2) (5) (4) (4) p < 0.001
  1. Notes Anovas (F), Chi-Squares (X2) and Fisher Exact Tests (FET) are presented. BPD Borderline Personality Disorder, ASPD Antisocial Personality Disorder, BPD + ASPD Borderline Personality Disorder and Antisocial Personality Disorder, ND neither disorder