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Table 2 Demographic and clinical characteristics of participants

From: The prevalence of metabolic syndrome amongst patients with severe mental illness in the community in Hong Kong – a cross sectional study

Demographic Number (%)
Gender  
Male 62 (45)
Female 77 (55)
Marital Status  
Single 93 (67)
Married 36 (26)
Widowed 8 (6)
Unknown 2 (1)
Educational Level  
None 6 (4)
Primary 49 (35)
Secondary 80 (58)
University/Post Graduate 4 (3)
Diagnosis  
Schizophrenia and related disorders 97 (70)
Bipolar Affective Disorder (BPAD) 14 (10)
Psychotic depression 19 (14)
Other (i.e. schizoaffective disorder; non-specified psychosis) 8 (6)
Unknown 1 (<1)
Employment Status  
Unemployed 68 (49)
Employed 33 (24)
Homemaker 32 (23)
Retired/other 4 (3)
Unknown 2 (1)