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Table 1 Patient baseline demographics

From: The use of long-acting Aripiprazole in a multi-center, prospective, uncontrolled, open-label, cohort study in Germany: a report on global assessment of functioning and the WHO wellbeing index

  All patients (n = 242) Patients ≤35 years (n = 89) Patients > 35 years (n = 153) p value for comparison of age groups
Age, years (SD) 43.1 (15.1) 28.8 (4.3) 51.3 (12.7) < 0.0001a
Sex, male, n (%) 133 (55.0) 57 (64.0) 76 (49.7) 0.0328b
Family status, married or in a relationship, n (%) 53 (22.0) 13 (14.8) 40 (26.1) 0.0520b
Employment status, n (%)     < 0.0001b
 Employed 43 (18.0) 23 (26.4) 20 (13.2)  
 Unemployed 73 (30.5) 36 (41.4) 37 (24.3)  
 Annuitant 99 (41.4) 13 (14.9) 86 (56.6)  
 Housewife/househusband 11 (4.6) 2 (2.3) 9 (5.9)  
 In school/education/re-education 13 (5.4) 13 (15.0) 0 (0.0)  
 Duration of untreated psychosis, mean (SD), years 1.2 (8.0) 1.4 (3.2) 1.0 (9.8) 0.7719a
 Age at diagnosis, mean (SD), years 30.9 (13.0) 23.0 (4.3) 35.3 (14.2) < 0.0001a
Time of diagnosis, n (%)     < 0.0001b
  ≤ 5 years 78 (32.4) 47 (53.4) 31 (20.3)  
  > 5 years 163 (67.6) 41 (46.6) 122 (79.7)  
Number of illness episodes, n (%)     0.0002b
  ≤ 5 episodes 137 (57.1); 19 (7.9) of which with first episode of schizophrenia 64 (72.7) 73 (48.0)  
  > 5 episodes 103 (42.9) 24 (27.3) 79 (52.0)  
 BMI, mean (SD), kg/m2 29.3 (6.9) 28.6 (7.3) 29.7 (6.6) 0.2381a
 BPRS at baseline, mean (SD) 54.1 (15.6) (n = 228, FAS) 53.0 (16.1) (n = 88, all values) 53.7 (15.9) (n = 151, all values) 0.7608a
 CGI-S at baseline, mean (SD) 4.8 (0.8) (n = 235, FAS) 4.7 (0.9) (n = 89, all values) 4.8 (0.8) (n = 153, all values) n/a
 WHO-5 at baseline, mean (SD) 10.6 (5.6) (n = 235, FAS) 11.1 (5.7) (n = 88, all values) 10.5 (5.7) (n = 150, all values) n/a
 GAF at baseline, mean (SD) 47.0 (13.9) (n = 235, FAS) 49.9 (13.1) (n = 88, all values) 45.6 (14.6) (n = 152, all values) n/a
  1. at-Test; b Fisher’s Exact Test; BMI Body Mass Index; FAS Full Analysis Set; GAF Global Assessment of Functioning; WHO World Health Organization; SD Standard deviation
  2. Where percentages do not add up to 100%, data were missing for some patients. n/a: not available