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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics and current pharmacotherapy

From: Attitudes toward psychopharmacology among hospitalized patients from diverse ethno-cultural backgrounds

  Swiss
(N=54)
European
Union
(N=25)
Others
(N=21)
p
Women 21 38.9% 10 40.0% 6 28.6% 0.67
Age ≥ 40 years 26 48.1% 12 48.0% 4 19.0% 0.06
Religion        
   Catholic 26 48.1% 19 76.0% 9 42.9% 0.001
   Protestant 12 22.2% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%  
   Jewish 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%  
   Muslim 4 7.4% 0 0.0% 6 28.6%  
   Atheist 8 14.8% 4 16.0% 2 9.5%  
   Other 4 7.4% 2 8.0% 4 19.0%  
French skills        
   Excellent 54 100.0% 22 88.0% 17 81.0% 0.006
   Fair 0 0.0% 2 8.0% 2 9.5%  
   Insufficient 0 0.0% 1 4.0% 2 9.5%  
Living status        
   Living alone 26 48.1% 9 36.0% 11 52.4% 0.74
   Couple 12 22.2% 6 24.0% 2 9.5%  
   Family 11 20.4% 8 32.0% 6 28.6%  
   Institution 5 9.3% 2 8.0% 2 9.5%  
Education (N = 99)        
   None – elementary 4 7.4% 1 4.0% 0 0.0% 0.46
   Compulsory education 12 22.2% 11 44.0% 6 30.0%  
   Apprenticeship 20 37.0% 6 24.0% 5 25.0%  
   College 7 13.0% 5 20.0% 4 20.0%  
   Technical school 6 11.1% 1 4.0% 1 5.0%  
   University 5 9.3% 1 4.0% 4 20.0%  
Current medication (N = 95)        
   Antipsychotics 28 54.9% 11 47.8% 15 71.4% 0.26
   Antidepressants 28 54.9% 13 56.5% 6 28.6% 0.10
   Mood stabilizers 21 41.2% 4 17.4% 5 23.8% 0.09
   Tranquilizers 18 35.3% 10 43.5% 6 28.6% 0.63
   Hypnotics 20 39.2% 5 21.7% 8 38.1% 0.34