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Table 1 Demographic data in study patients at baseline, N = 15

From: Guided Internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy in patients with non-cardiac chest pain – a pilot randomized controlled study

  Intervention (n = 7) Control (n = 8) P
Age, years; median (range) 65 (22–76) 66 (53–75) 0.816
Sex n (%)    0.398
 Male 5 (71) 4 (50)  
 Female 2 (29) 4 (50)  
Birth country n (%)    0.268
 Sweden 6 (86) 8 (100)  
 Other Nordic countries 1 (14)   
Relationship status n (%)    0.935
 Married or cohabiting 5 (71) 5 (63)  
 Single 2 (29) 3 (38)  
Educational level n (%)    0.689
 Compulsory school 1 (14) 1 (13)  
 High school 4 (57) 3 (38)  
 University 2 (29) 4 (50)  
Work status n (%)    0.438
 Worker 3 (43) 3 (38)  
 Retired 3 (43) 2 (25)  
 Sick-leave or disability pension 1 (14) 2 (25)  
 Part-time disability pension 0 (0) 1 (13)  
Smoking n (%)    0.186
 None or previous smokers 6 (86) 6 (75)  
 Smokers 1 (14) 2 25)  
Alcohol consumption n (%)    0.469
 None 3 (43) 3 (38)  
 1–7 glasses/week 3 (43) 4 (50)  
  > 7 glasses/week 1 (14) 1 (13)  
Exercise n (%)    0.027
 0 hours/week 1 (14) 5 (63)  
  < 1 hour/week 1 (14) 2 (25)  
 1–3 hours/week 3 (43) 1 (13)  
  > 3 hours/week 2 (29) 0 (0)  
Experience of non-cardiac chest pain, months; median (range) 3 (1–360) 18 (3–612) 0.103