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Table 3 Background characteristics

From: Medication adherence in patients with schizophrenia: a qualitative study of the patient process in motivational interviewing

  Number (%) n = 14
Gender: male 10 (71%)
Age: mean (range) 35.5 (23–48)
 21–30 4 (28.5%)
 31–40 6 (43%)
 41–50 4 (28.5%)
Ethnicity
 Dutch 6 (43%)
 Surinamese 4 (28.5%)
 African 3 (21.5%)
 Asian 1 (7%)
Native language is Dutch
 Yes 9
 No 5
 Highest education
 primary education or less 2 (14%)
 secondary education 10 (71%)
 tertiary/further education 2 (14%)
Duration of illness: mean in years (range) 6,9 (1–23)
Number of prior psychiatric admissions: mean (range) 3,4 (0–8)
Diagnosis (subtype schizophrenia, DSM-IV)
 disorganized type 2
 paranoid type 6
 residual type 1
 undifferentiated type 1
 schizoaffective disorder 4