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Table 4 Correlation between total ACE score and other variables in the studied patients

From: Prevalence and clinical implication of adverse childhood experiences and their association with substance use disorder among patients with schizophrenia

Variables Total ACE score
r P
Age 0.001 0.9
Educational level  − 0.28 0.01*
Socio-economic level − 0.32 0.005*
Age of onset of schizophrenia − 0.24 0.02*
Duration of disease − 0.11 0.3
Frequency of hospitalization 0.17 0.1
PANSS positive 0.28 0.001*
PANSS negative 0.06 0.5
PANSS general 0.06 0.5
Compliance Rating Scale (CRS) − 0.02 0.8
WHODAS (simple score) 0.08 0.4
Age of onset of substance 0.03 0.9
Duration of substance use 0.11 0.3
Addiction severity index 0.21 0.04*
  1. ACE adverse childhood experiences; PANSS Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale; WHODAS World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule; CRS Compliance Rating Scale
  2. *Statistically significant