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Table 1 Frequencies and percentages of sample characteristics (N = 284)

From: Parenting stress and competence in borderline personality disorder is associated with mental health, trauma history, attachment and reflective capacity

Characteristicn (%)
Gender
 Female269 (94.72)
 Male14 (4.93)
 Other1 (0.35)
Relationship status
 Single (never married)20 (7.04)
 Married166 (58.45)
 Separated23 (8.10)
 Widowed2 (0.70)
 Divorced12 (4.23)
 Living together50 (17.61)
 In a relationship (living apart)4 (1.41)
 Other6 (2.11)
Education
 High school (not completed)17 (6.69)
 High school (completed)23 (8.10)
 Technical qualification36 (12.68)
 University degree (not completed)55 (19.37)
 Bachelor’s degree79 (27.82)
 Postgraduate degree65 (22.89)
 Other9 (3.17)
Employment status
 Unemployed24 (8.45)
 Working part-time86 (30.28)
 Working full-time81 (28.52)
 Studying part-time16 (5.63)
 Studying full-time32 (11.27)
 Other35 (12.32)
Income (yearly or joint yearly)
 Under $15,00014 (4.93)
 $15,000–$29,99932 (11.27)
 $30,000–$49,99929 (10.21)
 $50,000–$74,99940 (14.08)
 $75,000–$99,99949 (17.25)
 $100,000–$150,00072 (25.35)
 Over $150,00047 (16.55)
Mental health concerns (previous or current)
 Yes202 (71.13)
 No82 (28.87)
Treatment seeking (previous or current) 
 Yes187 (65.85)
 No97 (34.15)
Meets caseness for BPD 
 Yes69 (24.30)
 No215 (75.70)
Child’s gender: 
 Female278 (50.92)
 Male268 (49.08)