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Table 1 Sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of the total sample (N = 180)

From: Subjective cognitive complaints and relations to objective cognitive performance among Lebanese patients with schizophrenia

  People living with schizophrenia (N = 120) Healthy control
(N = 60)
p-value
Frequency (%) Frequency (%)
Gender
 Male 71 (59.2%) 36 (60.0%) .91
 Female 49 (40.8%) 24 (40.0%)
Education level
 Complementary 41 (34.2%) 21 (35.0%) .73
 Secondary 60 (50.0%) 27 (45.0%)
 University 19 (15.8%) 12 (20.0%)
Marital Status
 Single 95 (81.9%) 6 (10.0%) <.001
 Married 9 (7.8%) 52 (86.7%)
 Widowed 2 (1.7%) 0 (0.0%)
 Divorced 10 (8.6%) 2 (3.3%)
Monthly income
 No income 27 (23.3%) 0 (0.0%) <.001
  < 1000 $ 61 (52.6%) 39 (67.2%)
 1000–2000 $ 26 (22.4%) 12 (20.7%)
  > 2000 $ 2 (1.7%) 7 (12.1%)
Family history of psychiatric illness
 Yes 42(36.5%) 5 (8.5%) <.001
 No 73(63.5%) 54 (91.5%)
  Mean ± SD Mean ± SD  
Age 48.4 ± 7.6 47.9 ± 7.4 .67
Duration of illness in years 20.6 ± 12.4   
Length of hospitalizations in years 12.4 ± 8.5   
Number of hospitalizations 6.3 ± 5.6   
Total PANSS scale 82.8 ± 27.1   
Positive PANSS 19.9 ± 9.5   
Negative PANSS 17.5 ± 7.9   
General psychopathology 45.5 ± 16.8