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Table 1 Sociodemographics of patients with schizophrenia and healthy subjects

From: Association between two distinct executive tasks in schizophrenia: a functional transcranial Doppler sonography study

  Patients with Schizophrenia (n = 22) Healthy Individuals (n = 20) χ2 or t
Sociodemographic variables    
   Age (yrs) 34.9 (7.5) 31.0 (7.8) 1.70
   Gender (male/female) 15/7 9/11 2.30
   Education (yrs) 14.0 (3.5) 16.6 (2.6) 2.67*
   Parental education 11.7 (3.4) 12.8 (3.0) 1.16
   Premorbid IQ1 106.6 (14.6) 116.7 (17.5) 2.02*
Patient's history    
   Age at onset of illness (yrs) 24.8 (6.5) N/A  
   Duration of illness (yrs) 10.4 (7.6) N/A  
Symptom severity    
   BPRS total score (average) 42.3 (11.9) N/A  
   CGI 4.4 (0.9) N/A  
Extrapyramidal side effects    
   EPS total score 6.0 (4.2) N/A  
   BAS score (global) 1.0 (1.1) N/A  
Average medication dose    
   Antipsychotic (cpe2) 524.8 (239.3) N/A  
  1. Values are mean (SD)
  2. *P < 0.05
  3. 1MWT-A: Mehrfachwahl-Wortschatz-Test [48], equivalent of the National Adult Reading Test (NART) [49]
  4. 2average chlorpromazine-equivalent units
  5. Abbreviations: BAS: Barnes Akathisia Scale; BPRS: Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale; EPS: Extrapyramidal Rating Scale; N/A: not applicable; yrs: years