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Table 1 Socio-demographic and illness characteristics of the study groups

From: Cognitive impairment in manic bipolar patients: important, understated, significant aspects

  Bipolar group N = 137 Control group N = 62
Age (Y)a 39.01 ± 7.18 38.44 ± 7.45
Education (Y)a 13.95 ± 2.17 14.34 ± 2.39
Age at illness onset (Y)a 24 (19–28)
Illness length (Y)a 18 (2–30)
Hospitalizationsa (N) 11 (3–23)
Gender
 Female 86 (62.8) 37 (59.7)
 Male 51 (37.2) 25 (40.3)
Occupational status
 Employed 72 (52.6) 49 (79)
 Unemployed 32 (23.4) 13 (21)
 Retired (medical) 33 (24.1) 00 (0)
  1. Y years, N numbers
  2. aValues are presented as mean ± standard deviation for parametric scale variables and mean (range) for nonparametric scale variables