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Table 1 Demographic and clinical Characteristics of study participants

From: Serum level of high sensitive C-reactive protein and IL − 6 markers in patients with treatment-resistant schizophrenia in Ethiopia: a comparative study

Characteristics Cases (Patients with Schizophrenia, n = 82) Healthy Control Subjects (n = 50)
Males/Females (n) 79 / 3 23 / 27
Age, Years Mean (SD) 35.1 (9.7) 28.8 (9.9)
BMI Mean (SD) 21.0 (3.35) 22.0 (2.8)
Ethnicity n (%)
 Oromo 11 (13.4) n/a
 Amhara 13 (15.9) n/a
 Tigray 8 (9.8) n/a
  Gurage 45 (54.9) n/a
  Others 5 (6.1) n/a
Marital status n (%)
 Single 67 (81.7) n/a
 Married 6 (7.3) n/a
 Divorced 4 (4.9) n/a
 Widowed 5 (6.1) n/a
 Cohabiting 0 n/a
Living arrangement n (%)
 Lives alone 3 (3.7) n/a
 Lives with Parental family 63 (76.8) n/a
 Lives with Marital family 6 (7.3) n/a
 Lives with other relatives 10 (12.2) n/a
 Lives with friends 0 n/a
Age of onset in Years, Mean (SD) 22.88 (6.63) n/a
PANSS total score Mean (SD) 89.2 (20.2) n/a
PANSS classification in n (%)
 Markedly ill 50 (61.0) n/a
 Severely ill 22 (26.8) n/a
 Extreme severely ill 10 (12.2) n/a
Duration of current episode   n/a
In months Mean (SD) 13.82 (18.2)  
Current Episode (%)
 First Episode 4.9 n/a
 Relapse Episode 95.1 n/a
Smoking Status Yes/No 15/67 n/a
  1. BMI Body mass index, SD Standard deviation,
  2. n/a Not Available