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Table 1 Sociodemographic and other characteristics of the population

From: Relationship between Toxoplasma gondii seropositivity and schizophrenia in the Lebanese population: potential implication of genetic polymorphism of MMP-9

  Patients without schizophrenia
Frequency (%)
Patients with schizophrenia
Frequency (%)
p-value
Marital status Single 26 (17.3%) 134 (89.3%) < 0.001
Married 124 (82.7%) 16 (10.7%)
Socioeconomic levela No income 72 (48.0%) 85 (56.7%) 0.161
Low 68 (45.3%) 54 (36.0%)
Intermediate 8 (5.3%) 11 (7.3%)
High 2 (1.3%) 0 (0.0%)
Education level Primary 64 (42.7%) 39 (26.0%) 0.007
Complementary 55 (36.7%) 59 (39.3%)
Secondary 16 (10.7%) 32 (21.3%)
University 15 (10.0%) 20 (13.4%)
Employment Unemployed 75 (50.0%) 93 (62.0%) 0.036
Employed 75 (50.0%) 57 (38.0%)
  Mean ± SD Mean ± SD  
Age 57.91 ± 27.99 55.91 ± 12.92 0.428
  1. aLow USD < 1000; intermediate USD 1000–2000; and high USD > 2000; numbers in bold indicate significant p-values