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Table 2 Sociodemographic variables of the sample

From: Prophylactic lithium treatment and cognitive performance in patients with a long history of bipolar illness: no simple answers in complex disease-treatment interplay

  Non-Li group Li group Controls
n 31 58 53
Age in years, mean (SD) 45.3 (12.9) 49.4 (11.3) 44.8 (8.9)
Men, n (%) 32% 38% 40%
Family status, n (%)    
Single 22% 26% 27%
Relationship 67% 68% 73%
Educational level, n (%)    
University degree 29% 35% 39%
College/Abitur 46% 49% 39%
High school 25% 12% 21%
No degree 0% 4% 2%
Employment status, n (%)    
Employed 58% 48% 73%
Early pensioner 15% 19% 7%