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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
 Employed43 (18.0)23 (26.4)20 (13.2) 
 Unemployed73 (30.5)36 (41.4)37 (24.3) 
 Annuitant99 (41.4)13 (14.9)86 (56.6) 
 Housewife/househusband11 (4.6)2 (2.3)9 (5.9) 
 In school/education/re-education13 (5.4)13 (15.0)0 (0.0) 
 Duration of untreated psychosis, mean (SD), years1.2 (8.0)1.4 (3.2)1.0 (9.8)0.7719a
 Age at diagnosis, mean (SD), years30.9 (13.0)23.0 (4.3)35.3 (14.2)< 0.0001a
Time of diagnosis, n (%)   < 0.0001b
  ≤ 5 years78 (32.4)47 (53.4)31 (20.3) 
  > 5 years163 (67.6)41 (46.6)122 (79.7) 
Number of illness episodes, n (%)   0.0002b
  ≤ 5 episodes137 (57.1); 19 (7.9) of which with first episode of schizophrenia64 (72.7)73 (48.0) 
  > 5 episodes103 (42.9)24 (27.3)79 (52.0) 
 BMI, mean (SD), kg/m229.3 (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