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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of participants at baseline

From: Symptom profile and short term outcome of catatonia: an exploratory clinical study

Characteristics   Number Percent
Demographic characteristics
Sex    
Male 5 25
Female 15 75
Age    
15-24 12 60
25-34 5 25
35-49 3 15
Employment before onset of illness    
Unemployed 5 25
Student 9 45
Farmer 2 10
Housewife 3 15
Undetermined 1 5
Educational background    
Non-literate 8 40
Literate 12 60
Marital status    
Single 17 80
Married 2 15
Divorced 1 5
Clinical Characteristics
Diagnosis    
Schizophrenia 4 20
Mood Disorders 15 75
Catatonia due to General Medical Condition 1 5
Precipitating factors identified -- 7 35
Substance use history -- 1 5
Past history of catatonia -- 2 10
First service contact -- 17 85
   Mean SD
Duration of catatonic symptoms before admission in days--Mean, SD    
Schizophrenia 295 326
Mood Disorders 38.6 37.3
GMC 21 --