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Table 3 The monthly use of health care pathway elements per health state per patient

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

Health state Syringes GP visits Psychiatrist visits Ambulatory care visits General hospital bed days Psychiatric hospital bed days
Stable: Adherent PP1M 1 PP1M syringe 0.3 3 0 0 0
Stable: Adherent PP3M 0.33 PP3M syringe 0.3 3 0 0 0
Stable: Non-adherent 0 0.3 3 0 0 0
Relapse: Ambulatory care 0 0 6.2 2.17 0 0
Relapse: Hospitalization month 1 0 0 0 0 2 28
Relapse: Hospitalization month 2-8a 0 0 0 0 0 30
Death 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1. Abbreviations: PP1M, paliperidone palmitate once-monthly injection; PP3M, paliperidone palmitate three-monthly injection; GP, General Practitioner
  2. aPatients can stay in the 8th hospitalization state for multiple cycles, see Additional file 1, page 2–3