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Table 1 Characteristics of participants by study group at baseline

From: Coping with stress in medical students: results of a randomized controlled trial using a mindfulness-based stress prevention training (MediMind) in Germany

  Total N = 80 MediMind n = 31 Autogenic Training n = 32 Control group n = 17 MM vs. AT p-value MM vs. CG p-value AT vs. CG p-value
Mean age (SD) in years 23.39 (3.91) 23.29 (2.81) 23.72 (5.12) 22.94 (3.09) n.s.a n.s.a n.s.a
Female sex, N (%) 67 (84%) 30 (97%) 27 (84%) 10 (59%) .003b
Preclinical cohort, N (%) 48 (60%) 16 (52%) 22 (69%) 10 (59%) n.s.b
Clinical cohort, N (%) 32 (40%) 15 (48%) 10 (31%) 7 (41%)
  1. at-test, bchi-squared test or Fisher’s Exact Test