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Table 2 Comparison of basic demographic and clinical characteristics between patients with and without sexual dysfunction

From: Sexual dysfunction in Chinese rural patients with schizophrenia

  Sexual dysfunction (n = 310) No Sexual Dysfunction (n = 108) Statistics
n % n % X2 Df P
Male Gender 158 50.9 75 69.4 11.08 1 0.001
Married 192 61.9 50 46.2 8.03 1 0.005
Employed 215 69.3 81 75 1.23 1 0.26
Living with others 287 92.5 106 98.1 4.41 1 0.03
Current smoker 38 12.2 17 15.7 4.14 2 0.12
Current drinker 11 3.5 9 8.3 4.02 1 0.04
First Episode 33 10.6 11 10.1 0.018 1 0.893
Physical condition 30 9.6 4 3.7 3.82 1 0.05
Psychiatric family history 45 14.5 11 10.1 1.20 1 0.27
Past physical violence 126 40.6 38 35.1 1.002 1 0.31
On antipsychotics
 On FGAs 91 29.3 31 28.7 0.016 1 0.89
 On SGAs 139 44.8 57 52.7 2.02 1 0.15
 Clozapine 59 19.0 21 19.4 0.009 1 0.92
 SGAs except Clozapine 94 30.3 47 43.5 6.23 1 0.01
On antidepressants 5 1.6 1 0.9 0.002 1 0.96
On anticholinergics 102 32.9 32 29.6 0.39 1 0.53
  Mean SD Mean SD T/Z df P
Age 42.9 12.3 34.8 9.49 7.04 416 <0.001
Education 7.89 2.33 8.65 1.85 −3.42 416 0.001
Age Onset 27.9 10.1 24.4 6.2 4.16 416 <0.001
Illness Length 15.2 10.1 10.5 7.4 5.15 416 <0.001
BMI 21.50 2.60 22.09 2.50 −2.03 416 0.043
MARDS Total 4.77 5.78 3.44 4.85 2.33 416 0.021
BPRS Total 26.55 8.42 24.07 8.22 2.64 416 0.008
BPRS Positive 6.28 2.72 5.62 2.61 2.19 416 0.029
BPRS Negative 5.60 2.99 4.69 2.23 3.34 416 0.001
BPRS Anxiety 5.34 1.85 4.92 1.56 2.29 416 0.02
SAS Total 10.41 2.44 9.98 2.72 1.54 416 0.124
QOL Overall 11.92 2.23 12.22 2.19 −0.57 416 0.56
QOL Physical domain 12.21 1.48 12.34 1.38 −0.76 416 0.44
QOL Psychological domain 12.48 1.301 12.56 1.24 −0.59 416 0.54
QOL Social domain 12.09 1.91 12.209 2.04 −0.509 416 0.61
QOL Environment 11.94 1.40 12.01 1.05 −0.54 416 0.58
  1. BMI Body Mass Index, BPRS Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale, FGAs first-generation antipsychotics, MARDS Montgomery-Asberg Depression Scale, QOL Quality of life, SAS Simpson and Angus Scale of Extrapyramidal Symptoms, SGAs second-generation antipsychotics
  2. Bold value: P < 0.05