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Table 1 Characteristics of patients

From: QTc and psychopharmacs: are there any differences between monotherapy and polytherapy

  Group 1 (N = 32) Group 2 (N = 29)  
Characteristic Patients in monotherapy Patients in polytherapy *p
Age, range (yr) 27–69 27–70  
Age, mean ± SD (yr) 48.3 ± 8.8 48.6 ± 11.3 0.771
Duration of illness, mean ± SD (yr) 10.8 ± 7.3 10.7 ± 9.1 0.950
BMI, mean ± SD 25.1 ± 5.5 27.9 ± 5.5 0.059
    **p
Smoking present, N (%) 16 (50.0) 15 (51.7) 1.000
Applied dose > DDD:    
   Dose of AP > DDD, N (%) 7 (21.9) 8 (27.6) 0.767
   Dose of AD > DDD, N (%) 9 (28.1) 11 (37.9) 0.586
  1. *p – 2-tailed t test; **p – 2-tailed Fisher Exact test; BMI – "body mass index";
  2. DDD – "defined daily dose"; AP – antipsychotic; AD – antidepressant