Table 1

Demographic description of adult patients diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) in a psychiatric clinic specialised in examination and treatment of ADHD

Women, n=271 (50.5)Men, n=277 (49.5)All (N=548)
Age
 Mean years (SD)36.2 (11.3)37.4 (10.7)36.6 (11.0)
 Range years18–6918–6718–69
Married/cohabitant, n (%)
 Yes112 (41.3)126 (45.5)238 (43.4)
 No159 (58.7)151 (55.5)310 (56.6)
Living with children, n (%)
 Yes98 (36.2)***149 (53.8)247 (45.1)
 No173 (63.8)128 (46.2)301 (54.9)
Years of education, n (%)
 >1523 (8.5)25 (9.0)48 (8.8)
 13–1595 (35.1)110 (39.7)205 (37.4)
 ≤12153 (56.5)142 (51.3)295 (53.8)
Working, n (%)
 Yes176 (64.9)*155 (56.0)331 (60.4)
 No95 (35.1)122 (44.0)217 (39.6)
Residence, n (%)
 City176 (64.1)168 (60.6)380 (69.3)
 Rural95 (35.1)109 (39.4)168 (30.7)
  • *p<0.05 and  ***P<0.001 (women compared with men).