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Table 1 Characteristics of 90 patients at baseline and follow-up assessment.

From: A prospective study of monitoring practices for metabolic disease in antipsychotic-treated community psychiatric patients

  Baseline Follow-up
  (n = 90) (n = 90)
Age, years 44.2 (11.7) 45.8 (11.8)
Duration of illness, months 212.6 (154.8) 230.6 (161.2)
Smoking, % 40 40
Cigarettes n/day 12.1 (15.5) 10.7 (15.9)
Alcohol units/day 5.6 (9.2) 6.8 (12.3)
Current substance misuse (%) 32.2 30
Family history of DM (%) 30.0 34.4
Family history of CVD (%) 58.9 61.0
  1. DM – Diabetes mellitus; CVD – cardiovascular disease
  2. Data are means ± SD unless otherwise stated