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Table 2 Characteristics of interview participants compared to trial participants

From: Qualitative process evaluation of a psycho-educational intervention targeted at people diagnosed with schizophrenia and their primary caregivers in Jordan

Characteristic Trial sample - number Interview sample – number (% of trial sample demographic)
PDwS PC PDwS PC
Participants 58 58 8 (14%) 9 (16%)
Gender:
 Male 38 10 6 (16%) 0 (0%)
 Female 20 48 2 (10%) 9 (19%)
Age (years):
  ≤ 20 2 0 0 (0) 0 (0)
 21-30 7 2 2 (28) 1 (50)
 31-40 25 16 3 (12) 3 (19)
 41-50 19 21 1 (5) 4 (19)
  ≥ 51 5 19 2 (40) 1 (5)
Education Level:
 Primary School or below 18 15 2 (11) 2 (12)
 Secondary School 22 14 2 (9) 3 (21)
 College or above 18 29 4 (22) 4 (14)
Diagnosis:
 Schizophrenia 32 n/a 4 (13) n/a
 Schizoaffective disorder 26 n.a 4 (15) n/a
Illness duration (years)
  ≤ 2 6 n/a 2 (33) n/a
 3-5 12 n/a 2 (17) n/a
  ≥ 5 40 n/a 4 (10) n/a
Relationship to PDwS:
 Parent n/a 24 n/a 1 (4)
 Sibling n/a 10 n/a 3 (30)
 Spouse n/a 20 n/a 5 (25)
 Child n/a 4 n/a 0 (0)