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Table 2 Clinical characteristics of schizophrenic parents (n = 36)

From: Autistic traits in offspring of schizophrenic patients in comparison to those of normal population: a case-control study

Characteristics Value (n = 36)
Illness duration (years)
 Mean ± SD (range) 9.03 ± 7.16 (1–20)
 1–10 25 (69.4%)
 > 10–20 11 (30.6%)
Schizophrenic parent, No. (%)
 Mothers 20 (55.6)
 Fathers 16 (44.4)
Subtype of schizophrenia, No. (%)
 Undifferentiated 26 (72.2)
 Paranoid 5 (13.9)
 Disorganized 5 (13.9)
Treatment compliance, No. (%)
 Incompliant 31 (86.1)
 Compliant 5 (13.9)
Consanguinity, No. (%)
 Negative 30 (83.3)
 Positive 6 (16.7)
Family history, No. (%)
 Negative 21 (58.3)
 Positive 15 (41.6)