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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of patients with Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome (n = 167)

From: Quality of life in adults with Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome

     Characteristics n %
Gender   
Male 124 74.3
Female 43 25.7
Marital status/Accomodation   
Single 33 19.8
Partner/married 50 29.9
With parents 76 45.5
Institution 3 1.8
Other 4 2.4
Unknown 1 0.6
Education   
No exam 29 17.4
Graduate Certificate 32 19.2
Technical training 37 22.2
Bachelor 28 16.8
University graduate 40 24.0
Unknown 1 0.6
Employment   
Unemployed 32 19.2
At school, at university 48 28.7
Normal employment 11 6.6
Special employment 59 35.3
Housewife 5 3.0
Retired 4 2.4
Unknown 8 4.8