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Table 3 Clinical and socio-demographic characteristics of patients with and without asthma

From: Adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is associated with asthma

  Asthma Not asthma P
  N = 143 N = 441  
Age (mean ± SD) 33.0 ± 10.2 34.5 ± 10.3 NS
Educational level (%)    
   Junior high school 30.5 24.8  
   Senior high school 51.6 49.6  
   College/university 18.0 25.6 NS
Occupational level (%)    
   Working 24.8 30.5 NS
Self reported co-morbidity (%)    
   Depression/anxiety 76.9 65.8 0.013
   Bipolar disorder 13.3 10.6 NS
   Alcohol problems 19.7 24.1 NS
WURS (score ± SD, range 0-100) 60.8 ± 17.2 57.9 ± 18.1 NS
ASRS (score ± SD, range 0-72) 45.6 ± 11.8 45.4 ± 12.5 NS
MDQ + (%) 57.8 45.3 0.013