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Table 3 Variation between groups of teams based on opening hours and psychosis team in the area

From: An implementation study of the crisis resolution team model in Norway: Are the crisis resolution teams fulfilling their role?

Variables Opening hours Psychosis team in the area
  Extended Not extended pvalue* Yes No pvalue*
Teams n = 4 n = 4   n = 5 n = 3  
Patients n = 406 n = 274   n = 427 n = 253  
Living alone n (%) 264 (65.0) 132 (48.2) <0.001** 242 (56.7) 154 (60.9) 0.284
Employed n (%) 99 (24.4) 76 (27.7) 0.327 105 (24.6) 70 (27.7) 0.375
GAF symptoms, mean (SD) 47.8 (10.6) 49.2 (12.2) 0.140 48.0 (11.1) 49.0 (12.5) 0.238
GAF functioning, mean (SD) 47.2 (11.8) 50.4 (12.8) 0.156 48.5 (11.6) 51.3 (13.8) 0.005**
Suicidal thoughts/plans n (%) 244 (63.7) 150 (55.4) 0.031 ͣ 269 (64.7) 125 (52.5) 0.002**
HoNOS Total, mean (SD) 13.4 (6.5) 11.2 (5.7) <0.001 ** 12.3 (6.2) 12.9 (6.4) 0.219
HoNOS Total symptom severity mean (SD) 7.9 (3.9) 7.1 (3.4) 0.004** 7.4 (3.7) 7.8 (3.7) 0.128
HoNOS Total social problem severity, mean (SD) 5.5 (3.6) 4.2 (3.2) <0.001** 4.9 (3.4) 5.1 (3.8) 0.563
Self-referrals n (%) 116 (28.6) 56 (20.3) 0.017 ͣ 101 (23.7) 71 (30.3) 0.201
Waiting time days, mean (SD) 1.9 (12.9) 0.9 (2.4) 0.039 ͣ 1.3 (4.4) 1.9 (15.7) 0.441
  1. *p values are from chi-square tests for categorical variables, t-tests for continuous variables and Mann-Whitney U tests for ordinal variables
  2. **significant differences between CRTs
  3. ͣ not significant using Bonferroni adjustment for multiple comparisons