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Table 1 Baseline demographic characteristics of participants randomized to rosuvastatin, aspirin, or placeboa

From: Youth Depression Alleviation with Anti-inflammatory Agents (YoDA-A): a randomised clinical trial of rosuvastatin and aspirin

VariableOverall sample
(N = 130)
Rosuvastatin (n = 48)Aspirin
(n = 40)
Placebo
(n = 42)
 Mean (SD)Mean (SD)Mean (SD)Mean (SD)
Age (years)20·2 (2·6)20·0 (2·7)20·7 (2·7)20·0 (2·4)
BMI25·8 (7·6)24·3 (6·9)25·3 (8·1)27·6 (7·4)
 N (%)N (%)N (%)N (%)
Gender
 Female77 (59·2)28 (58·3)25 (62·5)24 (57.1)
Age (younger than 18)29 (22·3)13 (27·1)8 (20·0)8 (19·0)
English first language119 (91·5)44 (91.7)38 (95·0)37 (88·1)
Occupationb
 Student55 (42·3)22 (45·8)16 (40·0)17 (40·5)
 Full-time employment8 (6·2)3 (6·3)3 (7·5)2 (4·8)
 Part time/ Casual36 (27·7)14 (29·2)11 (27·5)11 (26·2)
 unemployed28 (21·5)8 (16·7)11 (27·5)9 (21·4)
Living statusc
 Parents82 (63·1)25 (52·1)26 (65·0)31 (73·8)
 Friends16 (12·3)8 (16·7)4 (10·0)4 (9·5)
 Spouse/ De facto12 (9·2)5 (10·4)6 (15·0)1 (2·4)
 Alone5 (3·8)3 (6·3)2 (5·0)0 (0·0)
Psychosocial therapy during lifetime (yes)111 (85·4)40 (83·3)34 (85·0)37 (88·1)
Ongoing psychological therapy during study (yes)90 (69.2)31 (64.6)31 (77.5)28 (66.7)
Antidepressant use (yes)109 (83·0)37 (77·1)35 (87·5)37 (88·1)
Ongoing antidepressant use during study (yes)39 (30·0)13 (27·1)14 (35·0)12 (28·6)
CSSRS – past month
 Suicidal ideation124 (95·4)46 (95·8)38 (95·0)40 (95.2)
 Suicidal behaviors10 (7·7)3 (6·3)5 (12·5)2 (4·8)
 Suicidal acts6 (4·6)2 (4·2)3 (7·5)1 (2·4)
 Non-suicidal self-injury23 (17·7)10 (20·8)6 (15·0)7 (16·7)
Number of major
 Depressive episodes3 (1, 6)3 (3, 6)2 (1, 6)4 (2, 8)
 Duration, weeks24 (12, 52)20 (20, 44)32 (16, 80)26 (12, 39)
 Anxiety disorder81 (62·3)31 (64·6)28 (70·0)22 (52·4)
 Substance use disorder17 (13·1)7 (14·6)4 (10·0)6 (14·3)
Number of concomitant medications (median, IQR)3 (2, 5)3 (2, 4·25)3 (2, 5)4.5 (2, 6)
  1. aThere were no significant differences between groups on any variable
  2. bOther occupations include caregiver (n = 1), and volunteer work (n = 1)
  3. cOther living status include other relatives (n = 2) and other arrangements (n = 10)