Table 1 Demographics: frequencies, means, and standard deviations (in brackets).

From: Side effects of the metacognitive training for depression compared to a cognitive remediation training in patients with depression

Variable D-MCT (n = 42) MyBrainTraining (n = 42) Total (N = 84) Statistics
Sociodemographic variables
Age (years) 48.52 (10.86) 45.09 (14.67) 46.81 (12.94) t(75.5) = 1.128; p = .227
Gender     X2(1) = 1.197, p = .274
Female 20 (48%) 25 (59%) 45 (54%)  
Male 22 (52%) 17 (41%) 39 (46%)  
Years of formal education 11.05 (1.62) 10.95 (1.71) 11.00 (1.66) t(82) = 0.262; p = .794
Marital status     X2(2) = 0.069, p = .966
Single 19 (45%) 20 (48%) 39 (47%)  
Partner or married 12 (29%) 11 (26%) 23 (27%)  
Separated, divorced, or widowed 11 (26%) 11 (26%) 22 (26%)  
Job status     X2(2) = 0.348, p = .840
Working 10 (24%) 12 (29%) 22 (26%)  
Sick leave 13 (31%) 11 (26%) 24 (29%)  
Unemployed or retired 19 (45%) 19 (45%) 38 (45%)  
Alcohol consumption per week (in g) 46.18 (103.65) 29.93 (77.61) 38.06 (91.37) t(82) = 0.813; p = .418
Number of MDEs 9.44 (17.56) 7.73 (12.29) 8.59 (15.09) t(80) = 0.510, p = .612
Illness duration (in years) 15.36 (11.39) 15.63 (13.69) 15.49 (12.53) t(82) = 0.096, p = .924
Medication     X2(4) = 5.986, p = .200
Antidepressive 17 (41%) 23 (55%) 40 (48%)  
Neuroleptic 1 (2%) 0 (0%) 1 (1%)  
Combination 13 (31%) 7 (17%) 20 (24%)  
None 6 (14%) 10 (24%) 16 (19%)  
Other 5 (12%) 2 (4%) 7 (8%)  
Hospitalizations 2.07 (1.86) 1.95 (2.09) 2.01 (1.97) t(81) = 0.277, p = .782
Number of outpatient psychotherapies 2.19 (1.32) 2.29 (1.25) 2.24 (1.28) t(81) = 0.361, p = .719
Psychopathology
BDI-II 29.89 (9.25) 29.31 (8.07) 29.60 (8.64) t(81) = 0.305, p = .761
HDRS 13.88 (5.61) 15.09 (5.74) 14.49 (5.68) t(82) = 0.980, p = .330
QIDS 11.9 (4.64) 12.26 (3.77) 12.08 (4.21) t(82) = 0.387, p = .700
Current treatment
Sessions attended 5.24 (2.43) 5.60 (2.41) –- t(82) = 0.677, p = .501
  1. MDE = major depressive episode, BDI-II = Beck Depression Inventory, HDRS = Hamilton Depression Rating Scale, QIDS = Quick Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology. Medication “other” is, for example, L-Thyroxin, St. John’s wort.