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Table 1 Descriptive and clinical features of the patients with schizophrenia and healthy controls

From: Reliability, validity and factorial structure of the Arabic version of the international suicide prevention trial (InterSePT) scale for suicidal thinking in schizophrenia patients in Doha, Qatar

  Schizophrenia group Control group
  N = 100 N = 99
Age (Mean ± SD) 35.14 ± 10.08 33.96 ± 8.34
Gender*
 Male 67 (67%) 41 (41.4%)
 Female 33 (33%) 58 (58.36%)
Country Born*
 Qatari 62 (62%) 35(35.4%)
 Non-Qatari 38 (38%) 64 (64.6%)
Marital Status
 Married 16 (23.9%) 34 (82.9%)
 Single 41 (61.2%) 7 (17.1%)
 Divorced 9 (13.4%) 0 (0%)
 Widowed 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
 Missing 1 (1.5%) 0 (0%)
Education Level*
 Never Attended School 2 (2%) 0 (0%)
 Intermediate / Elementary 35 (35%) 8 (8.1%)
 Secondary / High School 39 (39%) 16 (16.2%)
 Vocational Degree 2 (2%) 15 (15.2%)
 College / Post-Graduate University 22 (22%) 60 (60.6%)
Employment*
 Employed / Student 40 (40%) 99 (100%)
 Unemployed / Other 57 (57%) 0 (0%)
 Retired 3 (3.0%) 0 (0%)
History of Aggression* 37 (37.0%) 2 (2.0%)
History of suicide attempts 30 (30%) 0 (0%)
Frequency of suicide attempts (median/range) 2 (1–7) 0 (0%)
ISST total score(Mean ± SD) * 2.94 ± 4.64 0.47 ± 1.44
Module B total score * 5.54 ± 12.63 0.90 ± 4.99
PANSS total score (Mean ± SD) * 73.11 ± 23.10 31.59 ± 7.52
CDSS total score (Mean ± SD) * 4.28 ± 4.33 1.35 ± 2.70
  1. Significance based on Chi square for categorical variables and t-test for continuous variables
  2. SD Standard Deviation
  3. *p < 0.05