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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of enrolled patients

From: A Canadian naturalistic study of a community-based cohort treated for bipolar disorder

Characteristics Olanzapine (n= 287) Other (n= 209) Pvalue
Female 55% 67% 0.009
Caucasian 93% 88% 0.038
Mean age, years (SD) 41.7 (12.0) 40.2 (11.5) 0.884
Mean weight, kg (SD) 79.4 (17.3) 82.8 (21.3) 0.048
Smoking status, Yes 47% 41%  
At least one comorbid medical condition 35% 40%  
Work status:    
- employed 38% 36%  
- missed work days 47% 36%  
Past suicide attempts, Yes 39% 35%  
Baseline Illness Severity LS mean (95% CI)   
YMRS Total 19.0 (18.2 to 19.8) 19.4 (18.4 to 20.4) 0.524
MADRS Total 14.4 (13.5 to 15.3) 13.5 (12.4 to 14.6) 0.186
BAI Total 14.8 (13.4 to 16.2) 15.3 (13.6 to 17.0) 0.658
SF-12:    
- Physical Composite 50.6 (49.2 to 51.9) 50.5 (48.8 to 52.1) 0.930
- Mental Composite 38.5 (37.0 to 39.9) 37.0 (35.3 to 38.7) 0.189
Psychiatric Hospitalizations and Use of Psychiatric Emergency Services
Patients Reporting Use in Last 6 Months
Psychiatric Emergency Room Visits 20% 20%  
Inpatient Admissions 21% 21%  
Lifetime Inpatient Admissions 65% 61%  
  1. YMRS: Young Mania Rating Scale
  2. MADRS: Montgomery Asberg Depression Rating Scale
  3. BAI: Beck Anxiety Inventory