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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of all participants

From: Reduced hippocampal and medial prefrontal gray matter mediate the association between reported childhood maltreatment and trait anxiety in adulthood and predict sensitivity to future life stress

  Age Gender Childhood maltreatment (CTQ) Recent life stress (LESS) Trait anxiety (STAI-T) IQ scorea(WASI) State anxiety (MASQ-AA) Days since MRI scan
Full sample (N =818) 19.6 ± 1.24 349 male, 469 female 33.2 ± 8.12 4.2 ± 2.95 37.2 ± 5.65 121.62 ± 8.57   
Longitudinal sample (N =196) 19.5 ± 1.17 73 male, 123 female 32.5 ± 7.26 2.2 ± 2.37 37.0 ± 9.0   20.9 ± 5.75 477.0 ± 131.66
  1. Full sample: all participants who completed the structural MRI, trait anxiety assessment (STAI-T), and inventories of life stress (CTQ, LESS) and were free of current or past mood and anxiety disorders. Longitudinal sample: subset of those participants who completed a follow-up assessment at least 1 year after their MRI scan.
  2. aWASI IQ scores were not collected for one participants (N =817).