Table 1

Patients: total sample, intervention, and control
Variables Total sample Intervention Control
N = 75 n = 37 n = 38
N (%) n (%) n (%)
Female 47 (62.7%) 26 (70.3%) 21 (55.3%)
Age (Mean (Median, Range)) 29.9 (25, 18–70) 30.5 (26, 18–64) 29.2 (25, 20–70)
Living alone 23 (30.7%) 9 (24.3%) 14 (36.8%)
Can confide in two or more persons 54 (72.0%) 30 (81.1%) 24 (63.2%)
Highest level of education
- Primary and lower secondary school 13 (17.3%) 9 (24.3%) 4 (10.5%)
- Upper secondary school 32 (42.7%) 12 (32.4%) 20 (52.6%)
- University 30 (40.0%) 16 (43.2%) 14 (36.8%)
Working 17 (22.7%) 11 (29.7%) 6 (15.8%)
In education 24 (32.0%) 11 (29.7%) 13 (34.2%)
Currently using medication for mental health problems 32 (42.7%) 14 (37.8%) 18 (47.4%)
Previous treatment for mental health problems 59 (78.7%) 29 (78.4%) 30 (78.9%)
Previously hospitalized for mental health problems 14 (18.7%) 8 (21.6%) 6 (15.8%)

Numbers are N/n (%) unless otherwise stated.

Rise et al.

Rise et al. BMC Health Services Research 2012 12:348   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-348

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