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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of the study group

From: Comparison of frontal alpha asymmetry among schizophrenia patients, major depressive disorder patients, and healthy controls

Variable MDD (a) (n = 20) Schizophrenia (b) (n = 18) Control (c) (n = 16) Statistics
Age (years) 42.60 ± 11.48 32.00 ± 10.45 37.75 ± 9.78 f = 4.68; p = 0.014; a > b
Sex (male/female), n/n 9/11 9/9 8/8 χ2 = 0.13, p = 0.939
HAM-D 23.70 ± 4.86
HAM-A 20.45 ± 7.39
PANSS-Positive 30.33 ± 5.34
PANSS-Negative 17.67 ± 6.05
PANSS-General 52.78 ± 8.62
PANSS-Total 100.78 ± 11.70
  1. Data presented as mean ± SD unless otherwise indicated
  2. MDD Major depressive disorder, HAM-D Hamilton-Depression scale, HAM-A Hamilton Anxiety scale, PANSS Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale