Table 2: Baseline demographic and clinical characteristics.

Baseline parametersFluoxetine,Homeopathy,P-values
N = 43N = 48
Mean SDMean SD

Age (years)41.912.344.311.8.345
Offspring (number of children)1.91.42.21.3.229
School background (years)8.04.27.43.6.471
Duration of illness (years)4.87.44.67.8.883
MADRS scores28.16.927.26.2.523