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Table 2 Characteristics of patients and clinicians

From: Ethical acceptability of offering financial incentives for taking antipsychotic depot medication: patients’ and clinicians’ perspectives after a 12-month randomized controlled trial

Variable Patients (n = 133) Clinicians (n = 97)
Age, mean (SD) years 40.3 (9.4) 41.5 (12.5)
Gender, N (%)
 Male 99 (74) 35 (37)
 Duration of illness mean (SD), years 12.1 (8.3) -
Diagnosis, N (%)
 - Schizophrenia paranoid type 75 (56.4) -
 - Schizoaffective disorder 15 (11.3) -
 - Psychotic disorder NOS 14 (10.5) -
 - Schizophrenia disorganized type 9 (6.8) -
 - Other schizophrenic disorder 20 (15.0) -
Working experience, mean (SD), years - 14.4 (11.4)
Job description, N (%)
 - Psychiatrist - 9 (9)
 - Psychologist - 11 (11)
 - Social worker - 15 (15)
 - Social psychiatric nurse - 20 (21)
 - Nurse - 25 (26)
 - Intern - 9 (9)
 - Other - 8 (8)