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Table 1 Comparison of baseline characteristics for the patients (n = 118)

From: Treatment of depression and/or anxiety – outcomes of a randomised controlled trial of the tree theme method® versus regular occupational therapy

  TTM (n = 62) n (%) Occupational therapy as usual (n = 56) n (%) p-value (chi-squared test)
Gender:    0.80
 Men 10 (16.1) 10 (17.9)  
 Women 52 (83.9) 46 (82.1)  
Living status:    0.37
 Single 19 (30.6) 24 (42.9)  
 With someone 43 (69.4) 32 (57.1)  
Have children ≤18 years 23 (37.1) 18 (32.1) 0.77
Educational level:    0.63
 University 20 (32.3) 15 (26.8)  
 High school degree 31 (50.0) 27 (48.2)  
 Elementary school 9 (14.5) 13 (23.2)  
 No elementary school 2 (3.2) 1 (1.8)  
Main support:    0.62
 Employed/Student 23 (37.1) 16 (28.6)
 Unemployed 4 (6.5) 6 (10.7)
 Others (parental leave, retired) 1 (1.6) 1 (1.8)
 Sick-leave (including 3 who work trained) 34 (54.8) 33 (58.9)
Primary diagnosis:    0.44
 Affective disorders (F31–38) 40 (64.5) 40 (71.4)
 Anxiety/obsessive disorders (F40–49) 22 (35.5) 16 (28.6)
Medication:
 Insomnia 25 (40.3) 29 (51.8) 0.32
 Depressive symptoms 43 (69.3) 41 (73.2) 0.45
 Anxiety symptoms 19 (30.6) 23 (41.1) 0.48
 Others (e.g. Antipsychotics, Central stimulants) 12 (19.4) 10 (17.9) 0.84