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Table 2 Demographic variables and employment status from bivariate analyses (N = 95)

From: Clinical and cognitive correlates of employment among patients with schizophrenia: a cross-sectional study in Malaysia

Variables Employed Unemployed P value OR(95% CI)
  N(%) N(%)   
Age (years)     
   Mean(SD) 38.83(9.14) 36.58(7.85) 0.20 -
Gender     
   Male (65) 33(50.8) 32(49.2) 0.56 0.97(0.41-2.30)
   Female (30) 15(50.0) 15(50.0)   
Ethnicity     
   Malay (56) 25(44.6) 31(55.4) 0.12 1.78(7827-4.07)
   Non-Malay (39) 23(59.0) 16(41.0)   
Marital Status     
   Married (26) 18(69.2) 8(30.8) 0.02 * 3.10(1.19-8.11)
   Single/divorced/separated/widowed (69) 29(42.0) 40(58.0)   
Educational Level b     
   ≤ Secondary School (81) 37(46.7) 44(54.3) 0.02 * 4.36(1.13-
   > Secondary School (14) 11(78.6) 3(21.4)   16.80)
  1. SD = standard deviation, N = number of subjects, % = percentage, CI = confidence interval, OR = odds ratio.