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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the patients

From: Psychoeducation and the family burden in schizophrenia: a randomized controlled trial

Variable Group P values
  Experimental (n = 52) Control (n = 56)  
Sex:    
   Male, n (%) 26 (50%) 32 (57.1%) 0.56
   Female, n (%) 26 (50%) 24 (42.9%)  
Mean (SD) age, years 25.31 (7.02) 27.00 (7.29) 0.22
Current work status, n (%):    
   Working 5 (9.6%) 8 (14.3%) 0.45
   Not working 47 (90.4%) 48 (85.7%)  
Education, n (%):    
   Up to 5 years 5 (9.6%) 9 (16.1)  
   5 to 10 years 28 (53.8%) 28 (50%)  
   More than 10 years 19 (36.5%) 19 (33.9%)  
Mean (SD) family income in Pakistan Rupees 9,569 (5,032) 8,335 (5,983) 0.25
Marital status, n (%):    
   Married 11 (21.2%) 12 (21.4%) 0.27
   Unmarried 40 (76.9%) 39 (69.6%)  
   Divorced 1 (1.9%) 5 (8.9%)  
Patient living with, n (%):    
   Spouse 9 (17.3%) 8 (14.3%)  
   Parents 42 (78.8%) 45 (80.4%) 0.86
   Siblings 2 3 (5.4%)