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Table 1 Demographic data of the 16 BPD patients in this gene expression study

From: Peripheral PDLIM5 expression in bipolar disorder and the effect of olanzapine administration

Characteristic Frequency Percentage
Gender Male 6 33.3
  Female 10 55.6
Marital status Single 9 50
  Married 5 27.8
  Divorced 2 11.1
Education Primary 2 11.1
  Secondary 7 38.9
  Tertiary 7 38.9
Occupation Employed 7 38.9
  Unemployed 9 50
Race Malay 4 22.2
  Chinese 8 44.4
  Indian 4 22.2
Duration of illness <5 y 6 33.3
  6-10 y 4 22.2
  11-20 y 2 11.1
  >20 y 4 22.2
Previous non-compliance Yes 13 72.2
  No 3 16.7
Previous substance abuse Yes 4 22.2
  No 12 66.7
Family mental illness Yes 5 27.8
  No 11 61.1
  1. BPD bipolar disorder.