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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: An investigation of economic costs of schizophrenia in two areas of China

Variable Number of cases % or ( x ¯ ±SD)
Gender Male 181 60.5
  Female 118 39.5
Education Primary 46 15.
  Junior 131 43.8
  High school 90 30.1
  College/university 32 10.7
Marriage Married 110 36.8
  Unmarried 150 50.2
  Others 39 13.0
Professional status Peasant 115 38.5
  Worker 65 21.7
  Unemployed 34 11.4
  Student 32 10.7
  Intellectual 21 7.0
  Cadre 11 3.7
  Others 21 7.0
Family economic condition Poor 54 18.1
  Middle 192 64.2
  Good 53 17.7
In /out-patient Out- patient 143 47.8
  In-patient 156 52.2
Urban/rural patient Urban patient 118 36.1
  Rural patient 181 63.9
Diagnostic subtype Paranoid 217 72.6
  Disorganized 5 1.7
  Catatonic 9 3.0
  Undifferentiated 53 17.7
  Residual 15 5.0
Center Northern 162 54.2
  Southern 137 45.8
Age - 16 ~ 65 years (31.41 ± 11.33) years
Episode age - 12 ~ 61 years (25.45 ± 9.83) years
Total duration - 12 ~ 480 months (71.39 ± 76.26) months
Latest duration - 0.50 ~ 322 months (45.45 ± 61.49)months
Episode times - 1 ~ 13 (1.78 ± 1.70)
Family income per annum (US$) - 147.72 ~ 35453.14 2984.96 ± 3197.70