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Table 3 Use of services by outpatients with schizophrenia or related disorders attended in the mental health area of Carlos Haya Hospital

From: Factors associated with use of community mental health services by schizophrenia patients using multilevel analysis

  Patients N (%) Outpatient contacts Mean ± SD
OUTPATIENT CONTACTS
Type of professional who attended patient   
Only psychiatrist 492 (44.8) 3.91 ± 2.50
Both psychiatrist and nurse 519 (47.3) 19.11 ± 16.37
Only nurse 78 (7.1) 8.95 ± 9.50
Other professionals (not psychiatrist or nurse) 8 (0.7) 2.01 ± 1.08
Psychiatrist who attended patients   
A 150 (13.7) 7.90 ± 7.49
B 131 (11.9) 11.70 ± 12.78
C 114 (10.4) 13.44 ± 14.82
D 109 (9.9) 13.64 ± 19.31
E 105 (9.6) 10.68 ± 16.12
F 96 (8.8) 12.99 ± 18.17
G 95 (8.7) 10.50 ± 10.70
H 93 (8.5) 14.71 ± 12.12
I 55 (5.0) 9.80 ±12.26
J 48 (4.4) 9.33 ± 9.78
K 39 (3.6) 9.77 ± 10.70
L 34 (3.1) 9.96 ± 9.68
M 28 (2.6) 13.56 ± 14.93
INPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC ADMISSIONS   
Number of admissions   
0 admission 1027 (93.6) 10.45 ± 12.71
1 admission 43 (3.9) 22.69 ± 15.67
2+ admissions 27 (2.5) 31.54 ± 23.92
Number of readmissions   
0 inpatient admission, 0 readmission 1027 (93.6) 10.45 ± 12.71
Any inpatient admission, 0 readmission 56 (5.1) 24.61 ± 18.63
Any inpatient admission, 1+ readmissions 14 (1.3) 32.09 ± 22.80
Number of days in hospital (Mean ± SD; 28.36 ± 25.54)   
0 day 1027 (93.6) 10.45 ± 12.71
< 19 days 46 (4.2) 24.58 ± 17.75
19+ days 24 (2.2) 29.03 ± 22.83
  1. Distribution of patients (N = 1097) and outpatient contacts with community health services over one year