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Table 5 Socio-demographic data among the study groups compared to the Swedish population

From: Effect of traditional yoga, mindfulness–based cognitive therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy, on health related quality of life: a randomized controlled trial on patients on sick leave because of burnout

  Treatment group Swedish populationa
  TY MBCT CBT  
Sociodemografic data, n All [men]
n = 26[5]
All [men]
n = 27[3]
All [men]
n = 27[2]
All
Age, years, means ± SEM 43.4 ± 1.7 [43.6 ± 4.6] 41.3 ± 1.7 [45 ± 6.7] 47.2 ± 1.5 [44.0 ± 3.0]  
Sick-leave % ± SD 88.3 ± 21.0 [83.3 ± 25.8] 85.5 ± 19.1 [75.0 ± 25.0] 78.2 ± 23.9 [50.0 ± 0.0]  
Body mass index (BMI) ± SD 22.6 ± 2.4 [23.9 ± 3.0] 22.4 ± 2.0 [23.2 ± 2.9] 22.9 ± 1.9 [24.4 ± 1.4]  
Education, years, n (%)     (%)
 ≤ 9 years 0(0) 1(4) 1(4) (17)
 >  9–12 years 9(35) 9(33) 5(18) (46)
 >  12 years 17(65) 17(63) 21(78) (36)
Having a partner, n (%) 17(65) 16(59) 16(59)  
Medicationb, psychotropic drugs prescribed, n 7 11 12 ~ (10)
  1. aThe official Swedish population statistics for 2003–2008 from The National Board of Health and Welfare, The National Social Insurance Board and
  2. Statistics Sweden are included for comparison in this table. bATC code NO6, antidepressants; ATC code N05, sleep medication and tranquillizers and ATC code NO2, pain killers