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Table 2 Comparison of PANSS scores and the SST scores between male and female schizophrenia

From: Olfactory impairment in first-episode schizophrenia: a case-control study, and sex dimorphism in the relationship between olfactory impairment and psychotic symptoms

  Male Female t
n = 66 n = 44
SST score, mean (SD)
 Threshold 5.92 (3.08) 6.07 (2.25) −.27
 Discrimination 8.62 (3.82) 8.89 (3.13) −.38
 Identification 10.09 (3.00) 11.36 (2.09) −2.45*
 TDI 24.64 (7.24) 26.32 (5.58) −1.30
PANSS score, mean (SD)
 Sub-scale score
  Positive 16.26 (4.97) 15.82 (4.60) .47
  Negative 16.80 (6.22) 15.89 (5.23) .81
  General Psychopathy 31.76 (8.40) 30.52 (7.49) .79
  1. PANSS the positive and negative syndrome scale, SST the Sniffin’ sticks test, TDI the total score of threshold, discrimination and identification
  2. *: P < 0.05; **: P < 0.01