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Table 2 Clinical characteristics of male and female patients with schizophrenia

From: Sex difference in the interrelationship between TNF-α and oxidative stress status in first-episode drug-naïve schizophrenia

Variable Male (n = 76) Female (n = 43) F p
Onset age (years) 22.11 ± 7.69 19.47 ± 9.92 6.96 0.01
PANSS score
 Positive symptoms 19.15 ± 8.77 18.95 ± 8.43 0.93 0.34
 Negative symptoms 26.24 ± 7.29 28.04 ± 7.36 1.35 0.25
 General psychopathology 42.36 ± 8.88 40.47 ± 7.92 0.95 0.33
 Total score 87.74 ± 15.38 87.47 ± 11.83 0.32 0.57