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Table 1 Description of baseline patient characteristics corresponding to the caregiver analysis set (N = 358)

From: Assessing the impact on caregivers of patients with schizophrenia: psychometric validation of the Schizophrenia Caregiver Questionnaire (SCQ)

Characteristics   Patients (n = 358)
Age (years), Mean (SD)   40.0 (11.6)
Gender, n (%) Male 242 (67.6)
Country, n (%) Argentina 33 (9.2)
Brazil 22 (6.3)
Canada 18 (5.2)
Germany 42 (11.7)
Spain 92 (26.3)
France 14 (3.9)
United Kingdom 29 (8.1)
Italy 107 (29.9)
Smoking status, n (%) Current smoker 152 (42.5)
Never smoked 162 (45.2)
Past smoker 43 (12.0)
PSP, Mean (SD) Global score 49.8 (19.2)
PANSS, Mean (SD) Negative symptoms 24.7 (7.3)
Positive symptoms 23.3 (8.0)
Disorganized thought 19.4 (6.1)
Uncontrolled hostility/Excitement 8.2 (3.9)
Anxiety/Depression 10.5 (3.9)
Total 86.1 (23.4)
CGI-S, n (%) Normal 6 (1.7)
Minimally ill 19 (5.3)
Mildly ill 57 (16.0)
Moderately ill 160 (44.9)
Markedly ill 101 (28.4)
Severely ill 12 (3.4)
Among the most severely ill 1 (0.3)
CaGI-S, n (%) No symptoms 50 (14.1)
Very mild symptoms 68 (19.2)
Mild symptoms 74 (20.9)
Moderate symptoms 119 (33.5)
Severe symptoms 40 (11.3)
Very severe symptoms 4 (1.1)
  1. PSP Personal and Social Performance Scale, PANSS Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale, CGI-S Clinician Global Impression – Severity, CGI-S Caregiver Global Impression – Severity