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Table 4 Significant differences in the classes by LCMM class (N = 273)

From: Trajectories of adherence to mood stabilizers in patients with bipolar disorder

  Class 1 (adherent) Class 2 (less adherent) Total Test
N Percent N Percent N Percent Χ2 Sig. DF
Gender
 Male 70 33.3 11 17.5 81 29.7 0.016 1
 Female 140 66.7 52 82.5 192 70.3   
Diagnosis
 BP I 135 64.3 38 60.3 173 63.4 0.566 1
 BP II 75 35.7 25 39.7 100 36.6   
College graduate
 Yes 108 54.8 33 55.9 141 55.1 0.880 1
 No 89 45.2 26 44.1 115 44.9   
Married
 Yes 89 45.9 33 54.1 122 47.8 0.262 1
 No 105 54.1 28 45.9 133 52.2   
  Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD F Sig. DF
Percent days euthymic 68.7 26.0 49.7 27.4 64.3 27.5 < 0.001 1271
Age of onset 22.5 10.3 21.6 10.5 22.3 10.3 0.547 1251
Age 40.9 11.0 40.5 11.5 40.8 11.1 0.834 1271
Total number of medicationsa 2.7 1.4 3.1 1.5 2.8 1.4 0.097 1271
Total pill burdena 6.1 4.2 6.9 4.3 6.3 4.3 0.145 1271
  1. aOnly psychiatric drugs