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Table 1 Comparison between subjects on demographic and clinical variables

From: Sexual obsessions and suicidal behaviors in patients with mood disorders, panic disorder and schizophrenia

Variables Mood disorders ( n = 156) n (%) Panic disorder ( n = 54) n (%) Schizophrenia ( n = 79) n (%) Non-psychiatric (n = 100) n (%) Test of difference
Male gendera 58 (37.2) 13 (24.1) 55 (69.6) 36 (36) χ2(3) = 34.89*
Education levelb      χ2(6) = 61.62*
Low 74 (47.4) 15 (27.8) 41 (51.9) 5 (5)  
Medium 55 (35.3) 29 (53.7) 31 (39.2) 45 (45)  
High 27 (17.3) 10 (18.5) 7 (8.9) 50 (50)  
Marital status: Singlec 80 (51.3) 26 (48.1) 68 (86.1) 77 (77) χ2(3) = 83.03*
Job status: Employed 73 (46.8) 33 (61.1) 37 (46.8) 39 (39) χ2(3) = 6.87
 Sexual obsessionsd 56 (35.9) 11 (20.4) 43 (54.4) 11 (11) χ2(3) = 43.49*
 Suicidal ideatione 106 (67.9) 20 (37) 35 (44.3) 16 (16) χ2(3) = 68.42*
 Suicidal planf 107 (68.6) 21 (38.9) 35 (44.3) 16 (16) χ2(3) = 69.47*
 Suicide attempth 42 (26.9) 6 (11.1) 14 (17.7) 3 (3) χ2(3) = 26.47*
  Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD  
Ageh 36.39 ± 10.27 39.57 ± 11.39 36.28 ± 9.88 30.52 ± 9.06 F(3,388) =15.42*
  1. *P <0.001 for Pearson chi-square or ANOVA.
  2. Pairwise comparisons at P < 0.01:
  3. a Schizophrenia > Mood disorders, Panic disorder, and Non-psychiatric subjects.
  4. b Low Education: Schizophrenia and Mood disorders > Non-psychiatric subjects.
  5. b High Education: Non-psychiatric subjects > Mood disorders, Panic disorder, and Schizophrenia.
  6. c Schizophrenia and Non-psychiatric subjects > Mood disorders and Panic disorder.
  7. d Schizophrenia > Mood disorders, Panic disorder, and Non-psychiatric subjects.
  8. e f Mood disorders > Schizophrenia, Panic disorder, and Non-psychiatric subjects. Schizophrenia > Non-psychiatric subjects.
  9. g Mood disorders > Panic disorder and Non-psychiatric subjects. Schizophrenia > Non-psychiatric subjects.
  10. h Tamhane post-hoc comparisons at P <0.01: Schizophrenia, Mood disorders, and Panic disorder > Non-psychiatric subjects.