Table 3

Sociodemographic and patient characteristic differences between those adherent and non-adherent with their medication for their schizophrenia

Non-adherent (n = 504)

Adherent (n = 372)


n

%

n

%

p


Female

260

51.6

184

49.5

0.5344

Married

138

27.4

73

19.6

0.0069

Non-white

192

38.1

148

39.8

0.6127

Some college or higher

283

56.2

172

46.2

0.0037

Household income $20,000 or more

226

44.8

144

38.7

0.0685

Insured

455

90.3

344

92.5

0.2487

Employed

156

31.0

136

36.6

0.0838

Mean

SD

Mean

SD

p

Age

42.40

12.02

43.89

11.46

0.0651

Number of comorbidities

1.34

1.29

1.18

1.31

0.0861


DiBonaventura et al. BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:20   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-12-20

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