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Table 7 Use of public hospital ED and inpatient services by follow-up study participants (n = 43) pre- and post-intake to Floresco

From: A mixed methods evaluation of an integrated adult mental health service model

Public hospital service use 6 months prior to Floresco intake 6 months between interviews
Hospital admission:
 Admitted for mental health reasons: % (n) 20.9% (9) 7.0% (3)
 Total number of admissions for cohort (n) 12 10
 Total number of occupied bed days for cohort (n) 129 21
 Median number of admissions (range) 1 (1–3) 1 (1–8)
 Median length of stay per admission in days (range) 8 (1–46) 3 (1–17)
Emergency department attendance:
 Attended for mental health reasons: % (n) 34.8% (15) 6.3% (7)
 Total number of attendances for cohort (n) 34 20
 Total duration of attendances for cohort, in minutes 2834 1211
 Median number of attendances (range) 1 (1–6) 2 (1–7)
 Median length of stay per attendance, in minutes (range) 187 (50–360) 147 (47–320)