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Table 1 ADR severity according to age, gender and drug

From: Adverse drug reactions experienced by out-patients taking chlorpromazine or haloperidol at Zomba Mental Hospital, Malawi

Parameter Variable GASS severity
Absent/mild Moderate Severe
N % N % N %
Age Young adult; 18–35 years (N = 28) 22 78.6 4 14.3 2 7.1
Middle aged adult; > 35 years (N = 12) 6 50.0 5 41.7 1 8.3
Gender Male (N = 27) 19 70.3 5 18.5 3 11.1
Female (N = 13) 9 69.2 4 30.8 0 0.0
Drug Haloperidol (N = 26) 22 84.6 3 11.5 1 3.8
Chlorpromazine (N = 14) 6 42.9 6 42.9 2 14.3