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Table 1 Disability weights and description of health states, available from Global Burden of Disease [51]

From: Human health benefit and burden of the schizophrenia health care pathway in Belgium: paliperidone palmitate long-acting injections

Health state Disability Health state description
Stable: Adherent 0.588 Schizophrenia: residual state
Hears and sees things that are not real and has trouble communicating. The person can be forgetful, has difficulty with daily activities, and thinks about hurting himself (or herself).
Stable: Non-adherent 0.588
Relapse: Hospitalization 0.778 Schizophrenia: acute state
Hears and sees things that are not real and is afraid, confused, and sometimes violent. The person has great difficulty with communication and daily activities, and sometimes wants to harm or kill himself (or herself).
Relapse: Ambulatory care 0.778
Death 1.000