Table 1

Characteristics of interviewed patients

CharacteristicsPatients on oral treatment
(n = 101)
Patients on LAIs
(n = 63)
P
Females, n (%)46 (46)26 (41)n.s.
Age, years: median (range)50 (21–84)51 (24–74)n.s.
Diagnosis, n (%)
    Schizophrenia71 (70)41 (65)n.s.
    Schizoaffective disorder30 (30)22 (35)n.s.
Duration of illness, years: median (range)21 (1–55)18 (1–45)n.s.
Highest education, n (%)
    Elementary school21 (21)24 (38)0.020
    High school49 (49)31 (49)n.s.
    University31 (31)  8 (13)0.0086
Employed, n (%)19 (19)  7 (11)n.s.
Marital status, n (%)
    Single71 (70)53 (84)n.s.
    Living independently  8 (8)  2 (3)n.s.
    Married/cohabiting22 (22)  8 (13)n.s.
Underage children living at home, n (%)  8 (8)  3 (5)n.s.
  • LAIs, long-acting injectable antipsychotics; n.s., not significant.