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Table 1 Socio-demographic and injury characteristics of the 109 participants

From: Prevalence and psychometric screening for the detection of major depressive disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder in adults injured in a motor vehicle crash who are engaged in compensation

Characteristics Participants
 Age: mean years (SD min max) 45.2 (14.9, 18–82)
 Female: n (%) 68 (62.4%)
 BMI: median mean (SD) 26.8 29.4 (14.7)
 Weeks since MVC: mean weeks (SD) 11.4 (9.0)
 Days in hospital: mean (median, SD) 1.05 (0, 2.7)
Education
 10 years n (%) 21 (19.3)
 12 years n (%) 14 (12.9)
 Technical n (%) 25 (22.9)
 University n (%) 49 (44.9)
Marital status
 Married/defacto n (%) 57 (52.3)
 Single: n (%) 26 (23.8)
 Widowed/separated/divorced: n (%) 26 (23.9)
Role in MVC
 Driver and passenger n (%) 83 (76.2)
 Motorbike rider n (%) 13 (11.9)
 Bicyclist n (%) 8 (7.3)
 Pedestrian n (%) 5 (4.6)
Pre-MVC work status
 Full time/Part-time n (%) 84 (77.1)
 Student n (%) 1 (0.9)
 Pensioner n (%) 16 (14.7)
 Unemployed (%) 8 (7.3)
Injury type/locationa
 Neck n (%) 34 (31.2)
 Shoulder n (%) 7 (6.4)
 Arm n (%) 7 (6.4)
 Upper back n (%) 13 (11.9)
 Lower back n (%) 15 (13.8)
 Leg n (%) 18 (16.5)
 Head n (%) 5 (4.6)
 Chest/abdomen n (%) 6 (5.5)
 Perceived danger in MVC (median) 3
 None or small: n (%) 47 (43.1)
 Moderate, great, overwhelming: n (%) 62 (56.9)
 Pain intensity mean (SD) 6.8 (2.4)
 Treated by psychologist/psychiatrist pre-MVC: n (%) 32 (29.4)
 Psychiatric medications pre-MVC: n (%) 28 (25.7)
  1. a4 missing values (3.7%)