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Table 1 The sample. For categorical variables: Percent, absolute numbers in brackets. For continues variables: Mean, SD in brackets

From: A randomized controlled trial of a psychoeducational group program for unipolar depression in adults in Norway (NCT00319540)

   Intervention Control P value
Gender Men 24.7 (20) 23,0 (17) 0.476
  Women 75.3 (61) 77,0 (57)  
Age Mean 44.5 (10.8) 50.3 (11.9) 0.002
Marital status Unmarried 30.0 (24) 14.9 (11) 0.107.
  Married/cohabitant 45.0 (36) 54.1 (40)  
  Divorced/separated 22,5 (18) 24.3 (18)  
  Widow/widover 2.5 (2) 6.8 (5)  
Education 7 years 6,2 (5) 5.4 (4) 0.369
  8– 10 years 11.1 (9) 17.6 (13)  
  11 – 12 years 16.0 (13) 23.0 (17)  
  13 years and more 66.7 (54) 54.1 (40)  
Duration of depression >2 years 53.1 (43) 62.0 (44) 0.174.
BDI Mean 21.8 (7.9) 22.9 (8.2) 0.507
Medication Now 44.4 (36) 42.7 (32) 0.475
  Earlier 16.0 (13) 24.0 (18) 0.149
Psychotherapy Now 24.0 (19) 12.0 (9) 0.048
  Earlier 44.4 (36) 34.7 (26) 0.139