Table 1

Demographic and clinical characteristics of the patients

Age (years), Mean (SD)

30.4 (10.3)

Age of onset (years), Mean (SD)

17.3 (6.2)

Duration of SAD (years), Mean (SD)

13.3 (10.4)

Gender

Male, n (%)

28 (49.1)

Female, n (%)

29 (50.9)

Marital status

Single, n (%)

40 (70.2)

Married, n (%)

16 (28.1)

Divorced, n (%)

1 (1.7)

Education

University, n (%)

24 (42.9)

College, n (%)

11 (19.6)

High school, n (%)

21 (37.5)

Subtype

Generalized, n (%)

46 (80.7)

Comorbidity

With comorbidity, n (%)

34 (59.6)

Without comorbidity, n (%)

23 (40.4)

Medication

Benzodiazepine (BZ), n (%)

14 (24.6)

Antidepressant (AD), n (%)

28 (49.1)

Both BZ & AD use, n (%)

33 (57.9)


Chen et al. BMC Psychiatry 2007 7:69   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-7-69

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