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Table 3 Socio-demographic characteristics of the intervention and control group at T1

From: Mindfulness training for stress management: a randomised controlled study of medical and psychology students

Characteristic Overall Intervention Control p-value
N = 288 n = 144 n = 144
Mean age (SD) 23.8 (5.2) 23.6 (4.7) 24 (5.7) .58
Women, N (%) 219 (76) 118 (82) 101 (70) .03
University, N (%)     .63
Oslo 179 (62) 87 (60) 92 (64)  
Tromsø 109 (38) 57 (40) 52 (36)  
Study, N (%)     .72
Medicine 176 (61) 86 (60) 90 (62)  
Psychology 112 (39) 58 (40) 54 (38)  
Civil status, N (%)     .16
Married/cohabiting 86 (30) 37(26) 49 (34)  
Single 202 (70) 107 (74) 95(66)  
No of children, N (%)     .34
0 children 269 (93) 137 (95) 132(92)  
1-5 children 19 (7) 7 (5) 12 (8)