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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of patients at enrollment

From: Costs of treating patients with schizophrenia who have illness-related crisis events

Characteristic N = 1557
  N %
Male 948 60.9
Single, never married 938 60.5
Ethnicity   
   White 762 48.9
   Black 589 37.8
   Other 206 13.2
Health insurance   
   Medicaid/Medicare 1243 81.2
   Department of Veteran Affairs 97 6.3
   Private insurance 70 4.6
   Other coverage 16 1.1
   No health insurance 104 6.8
Educational attainment, high school or less 1047 67.9
  Mean SD
Age, years 42.4 11.1
Age at illness onset, years 20.7 8.9
MADRS total score 13.6 10.2
PANSS total score 69.1 18.4
Medication days in the 6 months prior to enrollment   
   Atypical antipsychotic 96.5 87
   Typical antipsychotic 90.1 87
   Antidepressant 59.1 81.8
   Mood stabilizer 46.7 77.3
   Other psychotropic 75.5 84.9
  1. PANSS, Positive and Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia scale
  2. MADRS, Montgomery-Åsberg Depression Rating Scale