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Table 1 Characteristics of the study participants

From: Childhood adversity and women’s cardiometabolic health in adulthood: associations with health behaviors, psychological distress, mood symptoms, and personality

  Total adversity exposure Interpersonal victimization
No adversity (n = 69) 1 type of adverse event (n = 29) ≥ 2 types of adverse events (n = 17) p value No interpersonal victimization (n = 93) Interpersonal victimization (n = 22) p value
Age (mean (SD)) 36.5 (4.4) 35.0 (3.6) 34.7 (4.6) 0.168 36.1 (4.4) 35.0 (3.7) 0.316
Race (Caucasian, n (%)) 63 (91) 29 (100) 17 (100) 0.121 87 (94) 22 (100) 0.221
Education level (n (%))     0.147    0.256
 - Primary school 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (5.9)   0 (0) 1 (4.5)  
 - Secondary education 17 (24.6) 4 (13.8) 4 (23.5)   20 (21.5) 5 (22.7)  
 - Intermediate vocational education 32 (46.4) 19 (65.5) 6 (35.3)   46 (50) 11 (50)  
 - Advanced vocational education or university 16 (23.2) 6 (20.7) 5 (29.4)   22 (23.7) 5 (22.7)