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Table 2 TCI items predicted the response and the predictive score models consisted of those TCI items

From: An attempt to construct a 7-item short version of the temperament and character inventory to predict the treatment response of patients with depression; a validation study

  Responders (n = 42) Non-responders (n = 31) p value
TCI items (yes:no) 174 (NS) 35:7 17:14 0.008**
137 (C) 19:23 5:26 0.008**
70a (NS) 19:23 23:8 0.012*
237a (NS) 10:32 16:15 0.014*
106a (SD) 28:14 28:3 0.016*
191 (NS) 19:23 6:25 0.019*
34a (NS) 11:31 16:15 0.024*
232 (ST) 35:7 19:12 0.032*
161 (C) 16:26 5:26 0.035*
215 (ST) 14:28 4:27 0.040*
Predictive score model 1 0.8 ± 0.4 0.5 ± 0.5 0.021*
model 2 1.3 ± 0.7 0.7 ± 0.6 0.000**
model 3 1.8 ± 0.9 1.0 ± 0.8 0.000**
model 4 2.6 ± 1.0 1.5 ± 0.9 0.000**
model 5 2.9 ± 1.3 1.5 ± 0.9 0.000**
model 6 3.4 ± 1.4 1.7 ± 1.0 0.000**
model 7 4.1 ± 1.6 2.2 ± 1.0 0.000**
model 8 4.9 ± 1.7 2.8 ± 1.2 0.000**
model 9 5.3 ± 1.7 3.0 ± 1.2 0.000**
model 10 5.6 ± 1.9 3.1 ± 1.3 0.000**
  1. NS novelty seeking, SD self-directedness, C cooperativeness, ST self-transcendence
  2. a; “no” answers were associated with the response, *; p < 0.05, **; p < 0.01