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Table 1 Compression of three study groups based on socio-demographic variables (N = 308)

From: Biopsychosocial factors associated with disordered eating behaviors in schizophrenia

Variables Categories Active phase group (n = 83) Remission phase group (n = 71) Control group (n = 154) Testa
n (%) n (%) n (%)
Age 20–29 24 (28.9) 24 (33.8) 43 (27.9) χ2 = 2.63
30–39 18 (21.7) 19 (26.8) 31 (20.1)
40–49 26 (31.3) 16 (22.5) 42 (27.3)
50–60 15 (18.1) 12 (16.9) 38 (24.7)
Gender Male 36 (43.4) 28 (39.4) 84 (54.5) χ2 = 5.44
Female 47 (56.6) 43 (60.6) 70 (45.5)
Marital status Married 42 (50.6) 35 (49.3) 88 (57.1) χ2 = 1.60
Single 41 (49.4) 36 (50.7) 66 (42.9)
Residence Private home 80 (96.4) 66 (93.0) 154 (100) χ2 = 9.99**
Homeless 3 (3.6) 5 (7) 0 (0.0)
Educational level Illiterate 17 (20.5) 20 (28.2) 40 (26.0) χ2 = 1.23
Elementary grade 16 (19.3) 11 (15.5) 29 (18.8)
Middle grade 13 (15.7) 14 (19.7) 23 (14.9)
High school 22 (26.5) 17 (23.9) 34 (22.1)
College 15 (18.1) 9 (12.7) 28 (18.2)
  1. aStatistical analyses applied Chi-square test and Kruskal–Wallis test
  2. p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01; *** p < 0.001
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