Table 2: Scoring of MOCQ-R.

Group of age .SexMOCQ-R1-R2-R3Subjects with values > cut-off Subjects with values >75° percentile

18–3385MalesR1 control09
R2 cleaning03
R3 doubt/rumination08
Total Index MOCQ1320
% total index15.29% 23.52%
70FemalesR1 control02
R2 cleaning210
R3 doubt/rumination23
Total Index MOCQ213
% total index2.8% 15.29%

34–4953MalesR1 control210
R2 cleaning44
R3 doubt/rumination212
Total Index MOCQ08
% total index0.0% 15%
27FemalesR1 control00
R2 cleaning00
R3 doubt/rumination03
Total Index MOCQ03
% total index0.0% 5.66%

50–6536MalesR1 control02
R2 cleaning00
R3 doubt/rumination02
Total Index MOCQ05
% total index0.0% 13.88%
29FemalesR1 control04
R2 cleaning00
R3 doubt/rumination00
Total Index MOCQ06
% total index0.0% 20.68%

MOCQ-R investigates obsessive-compulsive behaviors and problems, not symptoms or personality traits, and the total score estimates the extent and severity of these problems. MOCQ-R1 indicates specific behaviors and concerns related to repeated and unnecessary controls; MOCQ-R2 indicates problems related to hygiene and cleanliness, as well as concerns related to unlikely infection and contamination; MOCQ-R3 indicates recurrent and intrusive thoughts and unpleasant and persistent doubts; Total Index MOCQ: indication of the presence of obsessive-compulsive disorders.