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Table 1 Sample demographics (N = 876)

From: A patient perspective of the impact of medication side effects on adherence: results of a cross-sectional nationwide survey of patients with schizophrenia

  n %
Gender   
   Male 432 49.3
   Female 444 50.7
Ethnicity   
   White 536 61.2
   Non-white 340 38.8
Education   
   Less than college 421 48.1
   Some college or higher 455 51.9
Household income   
   Less than $20,000 506 57.8
   $20,000 or more 370 42.2
Marital status   
   Single 665 75.9
   Married/living with partner 211 24.1
Insurance   
   Managed care (HMO, PPO) 241 27.5
   Medicare 364 41.6
   Veterans Affairs Medical Center 41 4.7
   State Medicaid (MediCal for CA residents) 350 40.0
   No health insurance 61 7.0
   Don't know 16 1.8
Employment   
   Employed full time 129 14.7
   Employed part time 163 18.6
   Student 29 3.3
   Retired 70 8.0
   Not employed 484 55.3
Atypical Medication   
   On a atypical medication 628 71.7
  Mean SD
Age 43.03 11.80
Number of comorbidities 1.27 1.30