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Table 1 Demography, medical history, baseline data and adverse events by suicide behaviors (attempts or completed suicide)

From: Risk factors for suicide behaviors in the observational schizophrenia outpatient health outcomes (SOHO) study

Variable Patients without behaviors (n = 8487) Patients with behavors (n = 384)
Demographic data and medical history
Age (years) mean ± SD 40.1 ± 13.1 38.6 ± 11.8
Male gender (%pat) 57.8% 59.1%
Employment (% pat) 19.7% 17.0%
Social contacts in the previous 4 weeks (% pat) 32.5% 36.8%
Time since first contact (years) mean ± SD 11.4 ± 11.0 11.2 ± 10.2
Age at first contact (years) mean ± SD 28.8 ± 10.6 27.4 ± 10.0
History of attempts (% pat) 23.5% 63.0%
Attempts in the last 6 months (% pat) 3.8% 22.7%
Hospitalizations due to schizophrenia (% pat) 30.7% 48.0%
Concomitant treatment (% pat) 19.0% 20.6%
Anticholinergics 18.1% 31.0%
Antidepressants 36.4% 49.0%
Anxiolyticis/hypnotics 9.8% 14.1%
Mood stabilizer   
Baseline characteristics* (mean ± SD)
Overall symptom score 4.4 ± 1.0 4.5 ± 1.0
Positive symptom score 3.8 ± 1.4 3.9 ± 1.4
Negative symptom score 4.1 ± 1.3 4.2 ± 1.3
Depressive symptom score 3.4 ± 1.3 3.9 ± 1.4
Cognitive symptom score 3.8 ± 1.3 3.9 ± 1.3
BMI 26.2 ± 4.9 26.0 ± 4.8
Adverse events (% pat)
Extrapyramidal symptoms 37.4% 41.7%
Tardive dyskinesia 9.1% 12.4%
Loss of libido 46.0% 50.1%
Impotence 34.1% 40.3%
Amenorrohea 10.5% 17.2%
Galactorrohea 1.9% 5.0%
Gynecomastia 2.9% 5.8%
  1. BMI body mass index; Pat patients.
  2. * These data are expressed as mean ± SD and represent CGI-SCH scores.