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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics

From: A pilot investigation of emotional regulation difficulties and mindfulness-based strategies in manic and remitted bipolar I disorder and major depressive disorder

  BD-remitted (n = 32) BD-manic (n = 19) MDD-remitted (n = 32) CTL (n = 30)
Demographic characteristics
 Age (yrs) 29.30 (8.80) 35.93 (13.00) 31.23 (11.38) 31.93 (9.36)
 Female 65.60% 57.90% 64.50% 63.3%
 Caucasian 90.60% 100% 90.60% 90.00%
 Education (Yrs) 14.95 (2.39) 14.67 (2.38) 15.13 (2.26) 15.95 (2.37)
Employment status
 Full-time 12.50% 21.10% 18.80% 36.70%
 Part-time 34.40% 15.80% 31.30% 30.00%
 Unemployed (not student) 15.60% 47.40% 21.90% 16.70%
 Unemployed (student) 37.50% 5.30% 28.10% 13.30%
Marital status
 Single (no relationship) 56.30% 15.80% 37.50% 40.00%
 Single (in relationship) 9.40% 42.10% 28.10% 33.30%
 Live-in partner 3.10% 0% 3.10% 6.70%
 Married 28.10% 15.80% 12.50% 16.70%
 Divorced or widowed 3.10% 26.30% 18.80% 3.30%
 Annual income
 < $10 K 18.80% 47.40% 15.60% 13.30%
 $10 K–$25 K 18.80% 15.80% 18.80% 10.00%
 $26 K–$50 K 31.30% 21.10% 40.60% 26.70%
 $51 K–$75 K 3.10% 10.50% 12.50% 20.00%
 $76 K–$100 K 15.60% 5.30% 3.10% 16.70%
 > $100 K 12.50% 0% 9.40% 13.30%
Clinical characteristics
 YMRS 1.88 (1.90) 15.00 (5.48) 1.72 (1.87) 1.17 (1.05)
 IDS-C 4.22 (3.27) 17.68 (8.45) 5.03 (2.79) 2.00 (1.98)
 GAF 75.78 (5.91) 61.42 (8.64) 79.03 (6.82) 88.03 (3.03)
 # Comorbid disorders 0.50 (0.84) 1.63 (1.54) 0.78 (0.94)
 # Medications 2.03 (1.52) 1.65 (1.11) 0.53 (0.84)
 Age at depression onset (Yrs) 16.57 (7.08) 13.32 (4.62) 16.09 (7.26)
 Depression duration (Yrs) 14.29 (10.07) 22.92 (15.39) 15.34 (10.36)
 # Depressive episodes 14.87 (23.28) 9.50 (17.19) 5.47 (7.35)
 Age at Mania Onset (Yrs) 19.72 (6.74) 17.13 (9.28)
 Mania duration (Yrs) 11.13 (9.86) 19.97 (15.96)
 # Manic episodes 12.33 (25.55) 46.45 (40.73)
  1. BD-remitted Bipolar I disorder remitted group, BD-manic Bipolar I disorder manic group, MDD Major depressive disorder remitted group, CTL Healthy control group, YMRS Young Mania Rating Scale, IDS-C Inventory to Diagnose Depression, GAF Global Assessment of Functioning, Age at Onset Age of first depressive or manic episode, #Comorbid Disorders the number of current DSM-IV-TR Axis I comorbidities, Mean values are displayed with standard deviations in parentheses where applicable