Table 2

Demographic and clinical characteristics of outpatients with schizophrenia and related disorders attended in the mental health area of Carlos Haya Hospital

DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS

Patients N (%)

Outpatient contacts Mean SD


Age (mean ± SD years) 43.9 ±13.23

Sex

Male

691 (63.0)

11.71 ± 13.06

Female

406 (37.0)

11.00 ± 14.96

Marital status

Single

626 (62.7)

13.18 ± 15.11

Married/with partner

230 (23.0)

7.30 ± 7.66

Separated/divorced/widowed

143 (14.3)

12.27 ± 5.36

(Missing data: 98)

Level of education

Primary School

456 (46.9)

12.13 ± 14.69

Secondary School

249 (25.6)

12.76 ± 15.24

No formal education and illiterate

166 (17.1)

9.59 ± 10.42

Higher education (Bachelor's degree)

102 (10.4)

10.75 ± 13.07

(Missing data:124)

Type of living arrangement

Original family/other relatives or friends

557 (56.1)

12.73 ± 15.49

Own family

267 (26.8)

7.79 ± 8.94

Alone

88 (8.8)

14.32 ± 13.71

Sheltered accommodation

72 (7.2)

14.64 ± 16.04

Homeless

11 (1.1)

13.19 ± 11.22

(Missing data:102)

Employment status

Not working, receiving welfare benefits

416 (43.4)

14.16 ± 16.69

Employed

174 (18.1)

8.54 ± 8.95

Unemployed

146 (15.2)

12.01 ± 12.80

Other

95 (9.9)

10.67 ± 14.16

Looking after family or home

76 (7.9)

7.29 ± 7.94

Student

53 (5.5)

11.47 ± 12.20

(Missing data: 137)

Residence catchment area

Centro

12.19 ± 13.42

Guadalmedina

11.77 ± 14.90

Outside study area

7.5 ± 8.21

Municipality of residence (ordered by rurality factor*)

Malaga (city) (-1.78: less rurality)

841 (76.7)

12.39 ± 14.7

Rincon de la Victoria (-1.78)

89 (8.1)

10.12 ± 11.66

Other villages (-1.59 to -0.61: more rurality)

42 (3.8)

7.13 ± 8.6

Outside study area

125(11.4)

7.53 ± 8.21

CLINICAL CHARACTERISTICS

ICD-10 Clinical diagnosis

F20 Schizophrenia

676 (61.6)

12.73 ± 14.58

F22 Persistent delusional disorders

188 (17.1)

6.41 ± 6.95

F23 Acute and transient psychotic disorders

103 (9.4)

9.87 ± 10.06

F25 Schizoaffective disorders

81 (7.4)

15.73 ± 18.07

F21, F24, F28, F29 Schizotypal disorder, Induced delusional disorder, other non-organic psychotic disorders and unspecified non-organic psychosis

49 (4.5)

9.34 ± 15.49

Global Level of Severity

Level I (less severity)

471 (50.6)

8.52 ± 9.32

Level II

344 (36.9)

13.47 ± 16.59

Level III

101 (10.8)

20.64 ± 17.05

Level IV (more severity)

16 (1.7)

16.38 ± 12.28

(Missing data:165)


Distribution of patients (N = 1097) and outpatient contacts with community health services over one year

* -3.59 minimum to 3.78 maximum rurality factor

Moreno-Küstner et al. BMC Health Services Research 2011 11:257   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-11-257

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