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Table 3 Cross tabulation between socio demographic factors, groups of anti-psychotics, treatment given to the schizophrenic inpatient at the psychiatric ward

From: Socio demographic profile and utilization pattern of antipsychotic drugs among schizophrenic inpatients: a cross sectional study from western region of Nepal

Sociodemographic factors Groups of drugs Treatment
Miscellaneous Typical antipsychotics Atypical antipsychotics ECT Drugs and psychotherapy Drug therapy Combined therapy
Age >40 yrs 3(11.5) 14(23.3) 28(22.6) 2(100) 13(12.2) 27(36) 3(11.5)
<40 yrs 23(88.5) 46(76.7) 96(77.4) 0(0) 94(87.9) 48(64) 23(88.5)
P value 0.419×    0.0001†    
Gender Female 21(80.8) 39(65) 70(56.5) 2(100) 44(41.1) 29(38.7) 5(15.4)
Male 5(19.2) 21(35) 54(43.5) 0(0) 63(58.9) 46(1.3) 21(80.8)
P value 0.057×    0.05×    
Employment Employed 2(7.7) 10(16.7) 16(12.9) 0(0) 18(16.8) 8(10.7) 2(7.7)
Unemployed 24(92.3) 50(83.3) 108(87.1) 2(100) 89(83.2) 67(89.3) 24(92.3)
P value 0.519×    0.455×    
Monthly income >10000/month 4(15.4) 13(21.7) 24(19.4) 2(100) 26(24.3) 9(12) 4(15.4)
<10000/month 22(84.6) 47(78.3) 100(80.6) 0(0) 81(75.7) 66(88) 22(84.6)
P value 0.794×    0.005 †    
Religion Muslim 0(0) 0(0) 6(4.8) 0(0) 3(2.8) 3(4) 0(0)
Christian 0(0) 0(0) 8(6.5) 0(0) 8(7.5) 0(0) 0(0)
Buddist 0(0) 7(11.7) 25(20.2) 2(100) 21(19.6) 9(12) 0(0)
Hindu 26(100) 53(88.3) 85(65.5) 0(0) 75(70.1) 63(84) 26(100)
P value 0.003†    0.0001†    
Ethinicity Magar, Pun 0(0) 5(8.3) 6(4.8) 2(100) 5(4.7) 4(5.3) 0(0)
Others 3(11.5) 0(0) 14(11.3) 0(0) 9(8.4) 5(6.7) 3(11.5)
Newar 2(7.7) 3(5) 12(9.7) 0(0) 8(7.5) 7(9.3) 2(7.7)
Gurung 0(0) 2(3.3) 19(15.3) 0(0) 16(15) 5(6.7) 0(0)
Brahmin 6(23.1) 21(35) 12(9.7) 0(0) 21(19.6) 12(16) 6(23.1)
Chettri 4(15.4) 13(21.7) 33(26.6) 0(0) 26(24.3) 20(26.7) 4(15.4)
Dalit 11(42.3) 16(28.6) 28(22.6) 0(0) 22(40) 22(40) 11(20)
P value 0.0001 †    0.0001†    
Occupation Labour 0(0) 5(8.3) 3(2.4) 0(0) 8(7.5) 0(0) 0(0)
Farmer 2(7.7) 2(3.3) 4(3.2) 0(0) 4(3.7) 2(2.7) 2(7.7)
Job holder 0(0) 3(5) 9(7.3) 0(0) 6(5.6) 6(8) 0(0)
Retired 3(11.5) 7(11.7) 4(3.2) 0(0) 7(6.5) 4(5.3) 3(11.5)
Others 2(7.7) 8(13.3) 8(6.5) 2(100) 2(1.9) 14(18.7) 2(7.7)
Housewife 3(11.5) 14(23.3) 36(29) 0(0) 30(28) 18(24) 3(11.5)
Students 16(61.5) 21(35) 60(48.4) 0(0) 50(46.7) 31(41.3) 16(61.5)
P value 0.044 *    0.0006†    
  1. †p<0.01, statistically significant.
  2. * p<0.05, statistically significant.
  3. × p>0.05, statistically not significant.