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Table 1 Sociodemographic and clinical characteristics and VEGF of participants

From: Neurocognition and social cognition in remitted first-episode schizophrenia: correlation with VEGF serum levels

  RS NRS HC Statistic
(n = 65) (n = 45) (n = 58)
Age (years) 29.3 ± 10.0 31.6 ± 13.4 31.4 ± 12.0 F = 0.698, P = 0.499
Male/Female 35/30 26/19 37/21 χ2 = 1.256, P = 0.534
Education (years) 10.8 ± 3.5 10.6 ± 3.6 11.8 ± 2.9 F = 1.861, P = 0.159
Smoker/non-smoker 38/27 25/20 32/26 χ2 = 0.160, P = 0.923
BMI (kg/m2) 25.0 ± 3.7 23.7 ± 4.6 24.3 ± 4.4 F = 1.335, P = 0.266
Age of onset (years) 25.9 ± 8.7 23.4 ± 8.6 / t = 1.345, P = 0.234
Family history of mental disorders (yes/no) 11/54 11/34 / χ2 = 0.940, P = 0.332
chlorpromazine equivalent 375.1 ± 130.5 478.8 ± 180.8   t = 3.298, P = 0.001
VEGF (pg/mL) 422.8 ± 130.5 351.6 ± 121.8 438.6 ± 213.8 F =4.014 P = 0.020