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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of patients with schizophrenia

From: Descriptive study of cases of schizophrenia in the Malian population

Parameter N % p. value
Gender 164   < 0.0001
 Male 132 80.5  
 Female 32 19.5  
Age 164   < 0.0001
 15–24 36 22.0  
 25–34 73 44.5  
 35–44 38 23.2  
  ≥ 45 17 10.4  
Professional status 164   < 0.0001
 Active worker 71 43.3  
 Retired worker 1 0.6  
 Unemployed 92 56.1  
Marital status 164   < 0.0001
 Single 100 61  
 Married 51 31.1  
 Divorced 9 5.5  
 Widower/widow 4 2.4  
Level of education 164   0.411
 Primary 42 25.6  
 Secondary 49 29.9  
 High 39 23.8  
 Unschooled 34 20.7  
Place of birth 164   <  0.0001
 Rural 65 39.6  
 Urban 86 52.4  
 Semi-urban 13 7.9  
Income level of family 164   <  0.0001
 Low 33 20.1  
 Average 96 58.5  
 High 35 21.3