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Table 1 Individual characteristics at index admissiona

From: Psychiatric readmission rates in a multi-level mental health care system – a descriptive population cohort study

   Discharged from (index)
All Unplanned planned
DPC Mix Hospital DPC Hospital
N = 16,185 n = 2912 n = 1242 n = 5756 n = 4030 n = 2193
Sex (%)
 Female 58.9 61.4 59.1 52.2 62.4 67.2
Age
 Mean (SD) 43.0 (16.4) 42.7 (15.4) 43.2 (15.1) 41.8 (16.6) 43.5 (15.9) 45.6 (19.4)
 Median 42 42 43 40 43 39
 18–29 25.2 23.6 22.8 28.6 22.0 25.7
 30–39 19.8 19.9 19.5 20.1 20.1 18.1
 40–65 44.9 48.4 49.8 41.8 49.8 36.8
 66+ 10.2 8.1 8.0 9.5 8.1 19.4
Diagnosis (%)
 F20-F29 25.6 22.4 27.3 31.1 24.5 16.2
 F30-F31 13.6 14.5 17.3 15.3 13.1 7.0
 F32-F39 27.7 33.6 31.2 23.4 28.9 26.8
 F40-F49 22.9 21.6 17.0 20.8 23.7 32.4
 F50-F59 2.7 1.0 0.7 1.1 2.3 10.8
 F60-F69 7.5 6.9 6.4 8.3 7.6 6.8
Comorbid substance abuse (%)
 Yes 9.0 6.4 8.9 12.5 5.9 8.6
LOS days (%)
 Mean (SD) 34.8 (76.2) 24.8 (48.9) 46.8 (51.6) 25.7 (58.6) 35.5 (70.9) 63.1 (135.6)
 Median 14 11 31 8 20 25
 2–7 29.6 30.8 7.5 45.0 13.5 30.5
 8–14 17.2 24.3 12.5 16.8 19.3 7.6
 15–30 22.9 23.6 27.9 16.0 34.7 15.5
 31–60 16.2 12.6 29.6 12.2 20.3 15.6
 61+ 14.2 8.7 22.5 10.0 12.2 30.8
Travel time DPC minutes (%)
 Mean (SD) 25.2 (31.0) 20.9 (24.5) 24.3 (30.0) 25.1 (30.9) 28.2 (34.4) 26.4 (32.3)
 Median 11.6 10.6 12.5 10.8 12.6 10.9
 0–14 61.7 67.6 62.3 63.3 55.3 61.5
 15–29 13.9 13.3 15.1 12.9 16.2 12.1
 30–59 14.6 12.9 13.7 14.0 16.4 15.6
 60–89 5.0 2.9 4.2 5.0 6.5 5.5
 90+ 4.8 3.4 4.8 4.8 5.7 5.3
Travel time hospital minutes (%)
 Mean (SD) 57.5 (94.7) 48.6 (76.3) 51.8 (78.4) 52.0 (93.8) 71.4 (107.8) 60.9 (99.0)
 Median 24.8 20.4 24.9 20.4 35.8 24.2
 0–14 37.3 39.4 35.2 43.3 26.3 40.3
 15–29 20.1 22.6 21.6 20.1 19.7 16.9
 30–59 20.3 19.4 20.5 18.1 24.2 19.8
 60–89 6.9 5.8 8.0 5.9 9.0 6.8
 90+ 15.4 12.8 15.1 12.7 20.8 16.2
Readmitted within 30 days (%)
 Yes 15.1 16.7 18.4 17.9 11.2 10.5
Readmitted within 365 days (%)
 Yes 47.7 48.8 53.3 45.7 47.7 47.8
  1. aThere were only 52 discharges from Planned Mix index, due to their low numbers, these are omitted