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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the study participants

From: Evaluation of serum iron overload, AST:ALT ratio and log10ferritin:AST ratio among schizophrenia patients in the Kumasi Metropolis, Ghana: a case–control study

VariablesTotal (n = 200)Control (n = 50)T (n = 75)p-valueTN (n = 75)#p-value
Age (years)39.6 ± 0.840.5 ± 1.439.0 ± 1.30.465438.9 ± 1.40.412
Gender0.4723 0.7169
 Male96 (48.0%)26 (52.0%)34 (45.3%) 36 (48.0%) 
 Female104 (52.0%)24 (48.0%)41 (54.7%) 39 (52.0%) 
  1. Values are presented as mean ± standard deviation (SD) and frequency (proportion) where appropriate
  2. T treatment, TN treatment naïve
  3. p-value (comparison between control and treatment)
  4. #p-value (comparison between control and treatment naïve)