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Table 2 Demographic differences between Intervention group and Control Group

From: Assessing the efficacy of a modified assertive community-based treatment programme in a developing country

   Intervention Control     
   Mean (±SD) n % Mean (±SD) n % x2 t-value df p
Age 30.55 (±9.09) 31   34.81 (±11.02) 21    -1.52 50 0.13
Gender male   23 74.19   15 71.43 0.05   1 0.83
  female   8 25.80   6 28.57     
  mixed*   29 93.55   19 90.48     
Ethnicity black*   1 3.23   2 9.52 1.55   2 0.46
  caucasian   1 3.23   0 0     
Residential area metro**   31 100   19 90.48     0.19
  rural   0 0   2 9.52     
Education level elementary   16 51.61   7 33.33     
  secondary   12 38.71   10 47.62 2.89   3 0.41
  ≥Gr12   3 9.68   3 14.29     
  none   0 0   1 47.62     
Marital status single   25 80.65   16 76.19     
  married   4 12.90   2 9.52 0.95 2   0.62
  divorced   2 6.45   3 14.29     
Employment Status unemployed   30 96.77   21 100 0.69   1 0.41
  casual***   1 3.23   0 0     
Disability grant yes   23 74.19   19 90.48 2.14   1 0.14
  no   8 25.80   2 9.52     
  1. *Mixed refers to participant with mixed African-Caucasian ancestry. Black refers to black African participants.
  2. **Participants who live within the city limits of the City of Cape Town
  3. ***Participants who are employed on a part-time basis. Note that no participants were fully employed