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Table 1 Characteristics of patients and controls

From: Stability of personality traits over a five-year period in Swedish patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorder and non-psychotic individuals: a study using the Swedish universities scales of personality

  Patients (n = 36) Controls (n = 76)
  Baseline Follow-up Baseline Follow-up
Gender (n, women/men) 8/28 8/28 29/47 29/47
Age (year) 39.4 44.4 41.1 47.5§
Education (year) 12.6 NA 14.0§ NA
WAIS verbal IQ 87.3 NA 103.0*** NA
GAF 49.2 48.3 87.3*** 83.9***
SANS composite score 28.9 33.4 NA NA
SAPS composite score 10.0 11.1 NA NA
Medication (mg, CPZ-equivalents) 208.9 263.3 NA NA
Medication-no antipsychotics (n) 4 5 NA NA
Medication-2nd gen antipsychotics (n) 14 15 NA NA
Medication-1st gen antipsychotics (n) 16 9 NA NA
Medication-1st and 2nd gen antipsychotics (n) 2 7 NA NA
  1. NS not significant, NA not applicable or not assessed, WAIS Wechsler adult Intelligence Scales, IQ intelligent quotient, GAF Global Assessment of Functioning, SANS Scale for the Assessment of Negative Symptoms, SAPS Scale for the Assessment of Positive Symptoms, CPZ chlorpromazine, gen generation, NOS not otherwise specified. All values in mean (standard deviation) except for distribution of gender, diagnosis and medication
  2. Missing data (patients/controls): Education (0/1), WAIS vocabulary (7/12), GAF baseline (0/2), GAF follow-up (0/7), SANS/SAPS baseline (8/NA)
  3. §p < 0.1 ***p < 0.001