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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study group

From: How does mental health care perform in respect to service users' expectations? Evaluating inpatient and outpatient care in Germany with the WHO responsivenessconcept

  Outpatient care users n = 221 Inpatient care users n = 91 P
  n % n %  
Gender (male) 115 52 46 50.5 .81
Health self-assessed as poor 119 53.8 55 60.4 .29
Education      .81
basic level 74 35.7 31 36.9  
intermediate level 79 38.2 32 38.1  
higher education 54 26.1 21 25  
income      .59
> 500 € 42 24,7 24 29.3  
500–1000 € 86 50,6 36 43.9  
< 1000 € 42 24,7 22 26.8  
Under legal guardianship 80 36,4 22 24,2 < .05
Living in hostel or supported housing 73 33 10 11 < .001
Working status      < .001
employed 98 45.8 22 25.6  
unemployed 20 9.3 26 30.2  
retired/disabled 96 44.9 38 44.1  
Age (years) 45.4 SD 11.9 43.4 SD 16.9 .24
Duration of illness (years) 16.3 SD 12.2 10.1 SD 11.4 < .001