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Table 1 Baseline sociodemographic and clinical characteristics for both groups

From: Effect of high-intensity interval training on cardiorespiratory fitness, physical activity and body composition in people with schizophrenia: a randomized controlled trial

Characteristics Intervention group (n = 43) Comparison group (n = 39)
Female (%) 39 38
Age (years) 36 (14) 37 (13)
PANSS
 Total 68 (16) 63 (16)
 Negative 19 (7) 17 (6)
 Positive 15 (5) 14 (5)
Duration of illness (years) 15 (11) 15 (13)
Antipsychotics (DDD)* 1.8 (1.0) 1.3 (0.7)
Smokers (%) 62 71
Education level (%)
 Primary school 44 41
 High school 37 28
 College/university 18 30
Employed at least 50% of full time (%) 11 10
Married or living with a partner (%) 14 13
  1. Presented values are the mean ± SD if not specified otherwise. DDD, defined daily doses. PANSS; Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale. * Significant difference between groups (P ≤ 0.05)