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Table 2 Sample Characteristics

From: A randomised active-controlled trial to examine the effects of an online mindfulness intervention on executive control, critical thinking and key thinking dispositions in a university student sample

  Sham Meditation Mindfulness Meditation Overall
Baseline Follow-up Baseline Follow-up Baseline Follow-up
N 48 35 43 36 91 71
Females/Malesa 35/13 27/8 34/7 29/5 69/20 56/13
Age – M (SD) 21.06 (4.67) 20.74 (3.43) 20.77 (4.11) 20.39 (3.64) 20.92 (4.39) 20.56 (3.52)
Years in Higher Education – M (SD) 1.93 (2.01) 1.87 (2.02) 1.37 (0.93) 1.33 (0.89) 1.66 (1.61) 1.60 (1.57)
  1. aTwo participants chose not to report their gender