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Table 3 Sociodemographic and patient characteristic differences between those adherent and non-adherent with their medication for their schizophrenia

From: A patient perspective of the impact of medication side effects on adherence: results of a cross-sectional nationwide survey of patients with schizophrenia

  Non-adherent (n = 504) Adherent (n = 372)  
  n % n % p
Female 260 51.6 184 49.5 0.5344
Married 138 27.4 73 19.6 0.0069
Non-white 192 38.1 148 39.8 0.6127
Some college or higher 283 56.2 172 46.2 0.0037
Household income $20,000 or more 226 44.8 144 38.7 0.0685
Insured 455 90.3 344 92.5 0.2487
Employed 156 31.0 136 36.6 0.0838
  Mean SD Mean SD p
Age 42.40 12.02 43.89 11.46 0.0651
Number of comorbidities 1.34 1.29 1.18 1.31 0.0861