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Table 2 Mean(SD) and number of PD symptoms and percentage of parents with 1–5 or more symptoms

From: The mental health of preschoolers in a Norwegian population-based study when their parents have symptoms of borderline, antisocial, and narcissistic personality disorders: at the mercy of unpredictability

  All parents (=922) Cohabiting parents (n = 785) Non-cohabit. parents (n = 124)
BPD ASPD NPD BPD ASPD NPD BPD ASPD NPD
Mean (SD) 1.38 (.05) .66 (.02) 1.75 (.03) 1.29 (.05) .64 (.02) 1.74 (.03) 1.95 (.19) .81 (.08) 1.81 (.09)
# symptoms % % % % % % % % %
0 47.8 50.1 .2 50.5 49.3 .2 45.1 46.2 0
1 15 37.4 52.8 15.3 36.6 51.5 8.6 33.8 54.3
2 17.6 10.0 26.6 16.8 8.6 26.4 18.4 18.1 20.9
3 7.9 1.8 14.7 7.5 1.8 12.9 7.9 1.4 21.1
4 4.8 .6 4.6 4.1 .6 4.8 7.9 .5 2.7
5 2.3 .1 .7 2.2 .1 .7 2.7 0 0
>5 4.6 .1 .1 3.8 .1 .5 5.2 0 .1
Diagnosis ≥5 sym. ≥3 sym. ≥5 sym. ≥5 sym. ≥3 sym. ≥5 sym. ≥5 sym. ≥3 sym. ≥5 sym.
  6.9% .8% .5% 6% .8% 1.2% 9.4% 2% 0.1%