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Table 3 Adverse events in adolescence in secure and insecure attachment (1–5:fisher’s exact-test; 6–7: T-test)

From: Attachment style, anxiety coping, and personality-styles in withdrawn alcohol addicted inpatients

  Insecure attachment style n = 39 Secure attachment style n = 20 df Significance
1)Parents’ marital problems 56% (n=22) 15% (n=3) 1 p= .025
2)Parents’ alcoholism 36% (n=14) 29% (n=4) 1 p= .25
3)Parents’domestic violence 21% (n=8) 25% (n=5) 1 p= .75
4)Parents’psychiatric diagnosis 15.4% (n=6) 10% (n=2) 1 p= .70
5)Sexual molestation 13% (n=5) 5% (n=1) 1 p= .65
6)Father’s care (0–4) 2.4 ± 1.4 3.0 ± 1.6 57 t= −1.48; p= .14
7)Mother’s care (0–4) 2.5 ± 1.5 2.9 ± 1.6 57 t=−0.95 p= .35