Table 1

Characteristics of patient populations at entry for seven study areas in four countries

Lille

Lyon

La Verrière

St Etienne

Dublin

Lisbon

Granada

Total

p


Number of patients

48

45

27

50

64

50

84

368

Males (%)

65

73

63

78

61

82

75

70

N.S

≤ 35 years

50

36

37

57

25

56

58

46.7

0.01

Mean age at 1st contact with services

20 (4.5)

21 (6.8)

24 (4.5)

22 (5.0)

26 (6.7)

23 (6.3)

23 (6.4)

23

N.S

In-patient (%)

12

27

22

28

3

0

4

12

0.00

Never married (%)

72.5

83

89

82

67

86

82

80

0.05

Sheltered accommodation* (%)

13

19

11

12

3

0

1.2

5.8

0.00

Private accommodation (%)

78

73

89

86

81

100

99

86.4

0.01

Regular wages (%)

9

10.5

11

4

12.5

16

11

11

0.00

On social benefit or pension (%)

73

76

74

83

67

24

65

65

0.00


* Homeless: 15.6% Dublin, 4 % Saint Etienne, 0% elsewhere

Kovess-Masféty et al. BMC Psychiatry 2006 6:39   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-6-39

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