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Table 1 Demographic characteristics (mean, standard deviation)

From: Psychosocial stress increases testosterone in patients with borderline personality disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder and healthy participants

  BPD (n = 28) BPD-PTSD (n = 22) PTSD (n = 22) Healthy Controls (n = 51) Statistics p
Age in years (Mean, SD, Range) 27.54 (6.33)
19–43
29.82 (8.38)
19–47
39.59 (7.73)
24–51
31.69 (9.19)
19–52
F(3,119) = 9.53 <.001 PTSD > BPD=
BPD-PTSD=HC
Smoker (n/y) 12/16 9/13 9/13 42/9 χ2(3) = 20.39 <.001
Years of Education (Mean, SD) 11.61 (1.87) 11.33 (1.74) 11.45 (1.79) 11.69 (1.39) F(3,118) = 0.27 .847
BMI in kg/m2 (Mean, SD) 23.51 (3.71) 23.52 (3.09) 24.86 (4.62) 22.53 (2.76) F(3,117) = 2.40 .071
Oral contraception (n/y) 21/7 16/6 18/4 29/22 χ2(3) = 20.39 .126
  1. Abbr.: BPD Borderline Personality Disorder, PTSD Post-traumatic stress disorder, BMI Body Mass Index