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Table 2 Annual hospitalization rate (from 1st year to 10th year) for ‘At Home’ participants (n = 433) during pre-recruitment period

From: A 10-year retrospective analysis of hospital admissions and length of stay among a cohort of homeless adults in Vancouver, Canada

Service area 10th 9th 8th 7th 6th 5th 4th 3rd 2nd 1st Entire period (10-years)
Acute hospital admissions Mean (SD) 0.3 (1.0) 0.4 (1.2) 0.4 (1.2) 0.4 (1.5) 0.4 (1.0) 0.6 (1.3) 0.6 (1.5) 0.8 (1.7) 0.8 (1.7) 1.2 (1.9) 6.0 (8.6)
Non-psychiatric hospital admissions 0.1 (0.4) 0.1 (0.3) 0.1 (0.5) 0.1 (0.4) 0.1 (0.4) 0.2 (0.5) 0.2 (0.5) 0.2 (1.1) 0.2 (0.6) 0.2 (0.7) 1.4 (2.4)
Psychiatrica hospital admissions 0.2 (1.0) 0.3 (1.1) 0.3 (1.1) 0.3 (1.4) 0.3 (0.9) 0.4 (1.2) 0.5 (1.4) 0.5 (1.3) 0.7 (1.5) 1.0 (1.8) 4.6 (8.1)
Length of stay Mean (SD) 2.4 (10.5) 4.7 (16.9) 4.4 (15.7) 5.1 (18.4) 4.8 (17.2) 7.8 (22.3) 7.1 (20.9) 8.1 (21.8) 10.2 (26) 16.9 (32.5) 71.4 (123.3)
Any hospitalization N (%) 54 (12.5) 77 (17.8) 76 (17.6) 75 (17.3) 97 (22.4) 120 (27.7) 118 (27.3) 147 (33.9) 153 (35.3) 206 (47.6) 342 (79.0)
Tertiary psychiatric hospitalizationb N (%) 0 (0.0) 4 (0.9) 6 (1.4) 8 (1.8) 7 (1.6) 9 (2.1) 5 (1.2) 6 (1.4) 8 (1.8) 13 (3.0) 41 (9.5)
  1. a-Includes either non-substance related or substance related mental disorders
  2. b-Facility name is Riverview Hospital