Table 1

Basic demographic and clinical characteristics of current smoking patients with schizophrenia

Current smoking patients (n=148)
N%
Male14195.27
Married7147.97
Employed10268.91
Low monthly income (< RMB 3000)14396.62
No health insurance3422.97
Current alcohol use3322.29
Major medical condition(s)5637.83
Family history of psychiatric disorders3624.32
First episode3825.67
On FGAs6040.54
On SGAs8859.45
Any type of insomnia5235.13
MeanSD
Age (years)50.018.24
Education (years)9.862.56
Age of onset (years)27.829.54
Duration of illness (years)22.1910.85
Number of hospitalisations2.793.25
BPRS total26.648.70
BPRS positive6.062.94
BPRS negative6.373.63
BPRS anxiety3.161.77
MADRS total10.719.76
SAS total12.945.15
CPZeq (mg/day)452.61524.45
  • BPRS, Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale; CPZeq, chlorpromazine equivalent milligrams; FGAs, first-generation antipsychotics; MADRS, Montgomery-├ůsberg Depression Rating Scale; SAS, Simpson-Angus Scale; SGAs, second-generation antipsychotics.