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Table 4 Use status of the five kinds of antipsychotics between male and female patients after 6–8 weeks of treatment (N, %)

From: The efficacy, acceptability, and safety of five atypical antipsychotics in patients with first-episode drug-naïve schizophrenia: a randomized comparative trial

Gender N Disc. of initially assigned APs Maintaining initially assigned and concomitant APs χ 2 value P value OR for male, female
Male 81 24 (0.30) 57 (0.70) 9.90 0.002 0.37 (95% CI 0.198–0.693)
Female 94 50 (0.53) 44 (0.47)
  1. Values are represented as N: number of patients; APs: antipsychotics; Disc: discontinuation, OR: odds ratio