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Table 1 Sociodemographic data and basic clinical characteristics

From: Does physiological arousal lead to increased catastrophic misinterpretation? An experiment based on the concept of a fear memory

  Experimental Group (n = 43) Control Group (n = 40) t-test / χ2-test
Age 21.49 (3.62) 21.63 (3.26) t(81) = .18, p = .86
Gender 33 female (77%) 33 female (83%) χ2(1) = .42, p = .52
BSI (GSI) .58 (.44) .43 (.30) t(81) = 1.75, p = .09
BDI-II 7.84 (7.41) 6.68 (5.88) t(81) = .79, p = .43
STAI-T 39.95 (7.41) 38.45 (9.18) t(81) = .82, p = .41
ASI-3 17.05 (11.48) 14.93 (8.81) t(81) = .94, p = .35
BSQ 2.06 (.69) 1.72 (.55) t(81) = 2.42, p < .05, d = .53
ACQ 1.46 (.53) 1.37 (.27) t(81) = 1.03, p = .31
STAI-Sa 35.30 (8.20) 33.43 (6.44 t(81) = 1.15, p = .25
  1. a State anxiety before the experiment