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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the study sample

From: Psychosocial stressors and protective factors for major depression in youth: evidence from a case–control study

 Youths with MD
(n = 100)
TD youth
(n = 101)
p
Age (M, SD)15.21 (1.65)15.52 (2.15).261
Age range10–1710–18 
Sex (m/f)24/7625/76.901
Depressive symptomsa
 BDI-II sum score (M, SD)29.67 (13.77)n.a. 
 DIKJ T-value (M, SD)68.00 (10.54)n.a. 
  1. Sociodemographic factors were conceptualized as stressors and are depicted in Table 2
  2. MD major depression, TD typically developing, M Mean, SD Standard deviation, BDI-II Beck Depression Inventory II, DIKJ Depression Inventory for Children and Adolescents
  3. aYouths ≤ 12 years filled in the DIKJ, youths > 12 years filled in the BDI-II