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Table 2 Clinical and demographic characteristics of non-LA allele carriers and LA allele carriers in OCD patients

From: A pilot study exploring the association of morphological changes with 5-HTTLPR polymorphism in OCD patients

  Non-LA allele carriers (n = 30)
(SS, SLG, LGLG)
LA allele carriers (n = 10)
(SLA, LALG, LALA)
P value
Age (years, mean ± SD)a 36.77 ± 12.50 31.30 ± 10.15 0.219
Gender (female/male)b 15/15 5/5 1.000
Handedness (right/left)b 27/3 10/0 0.411
Education (years, mean ± SD)a 13.23 ± 2.46 15.00 ± 1.70 0.042
Illness duration (years, mean ± SD)a 12.27 ± 10.75 8.50 ± 7.61 0.313
Age of onset (years, mean ± SD)a 24.53 ± 11.90 22.30 ± 9.30 0.593
Total Y-BOCS (total score, mean ± SD)a 22.75 ± 6.53 19.44 ± 5.15 0.176
HDRS (17 items)a 6.76 ± 7.61 4.10 ± 3.70 0.157
  1. a T test
  2. bChi square test