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Parental education

How is parental education relevant to people with schizophrenia?

There are other factors related to low parental education such as low socioeconomic status, urban living, stressful life events, and migrant status, all of which may influence any association found between parental education and schizophrenia in offspring.

What is the evidence for parental education?

Moderate quality evidence suggests a small to medium-sized increased odds of fewer years of parental education in people with schizophrenia compared to people without schizophrenia.

March 2019

Last updated at: 5:05 am, 16th March 2019
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