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Table 1 Demographics

From: The influence of life events on first and recurrent admissions in bipolar disorder

  Total Bipolar disorder type I Bipolar disorder type II
n 51 37 14
Female/male (n) 33/18 25/12 8/6
Age at LEDS interview, M (SD) 40.49 (9.52) 39.51 (8.71) 43.07 (11.33)
Age at onset of the first bipolar episode, M (SD) 28.20 (9.16) 26.19 (6.94) 33.50 (12.16)
Age at onset of the first symptoms (all), M (SD) 26.08 (8.85) 25.27 (6.82) 28.21 (12.86)
Age at onset of treatment, M (SD) 27.72 (9.03) 26.41 (7.71) 31.46 (11.59)
Comorbid disorder (1, 2 or 3), n(%) 11 (22%) 8 (22%) 3 (21%)
Psychotic symptoms lifetime, n(%) 26 (51%) 24 (65%) 2 (14%)
Hospitalized group    
 Hospitalized patients, n(%) 35 (69%) 31 (84%) 4 (29%)
 Number of admissions, M (SD) 3.06 (2.45) 2.93 (2.11) 4.00 (4.69)
 Age at first admission, M (SD) 27.91 (7.86) 26.61 (6.4) 38 (11.83)
 Type of episode at first admission (n)    
  Mania 15 15 0
  Depression 12 9 3
  Psychosis 6 6 0
  Others 2 1 1