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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of remitted and non-remitted patients according to different criteria

From: Clinical Global Impression-severity score as a reliable measure for routine evaluation of remission in schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorders

Items Criteria of remission Remitted Non-remitted Statistics (df)
Education (years) (means ± SD) SWGC 11.55 (4.16) 10.13 (3.43) t(110) = 1.981 p = .050
CGI-S 11.55 (4.01) 10.16 (3.62) t(110) = 1.922 p < .057
Occupation (unemployed) N (%) SWGC 36 (64.3%) 47 (83.9%) Chisq(1) = 9.775 p < .0001
CGI-S 35 (63.3%) 48 (84.2%) Chisq(1) = 6.175 p = .013
Course of illness (continuous + episodic with residual symptoms) N (%) SWGC 39 (69.6%) 50 (89.3%) Chisq(1) = 9.560, p = .008
CGI-S 36 (65.5%) 53 (92.9%) Chisq(1) = 23.343 p < .0001
Duration of illness (months) (means ± SD) SWGC 163.68 (100.01) 227.48 (112.58) t(110) = −3.171, p = .002
CGI-S 173.04 (106.72) 217.33 (111.11) t(110) = −2.151, p = .034
  1. SWGC Schizophrenia Working Group Severity Criterion, CGI Clinical Global Impression Severity Criterion.