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Table 1 Characteristics of psychiatric admissions by state

From: Supplier-induced demand for psychiatric admissions in Northern New England

  All States NH ME VT
Total Population 3,119,527 1,235,791 1,274,915 608,821
Psychiatric Admissions 22,503 6,842 12,319 3,342
Percent Female 53% 56% 51% 57%
Length of Stay (days)     
   Mean (SD) 8.97 (11.83) 8.22 (10.12) 9.6 (13.81) 8.17 (9.42)
   Median 6 6 7 6
   Range 1-297 1-297 1-252 1-128
Diagnosis     
   Psychosis 47% 47% 45% 55%
   Substance Use Disorder 23% 22% 28% 11%
   Neurosis 12% 11% 10% 16%
   Detoxification 5% 4% 5% 2%
   Organic Disorder 5% 7% 4% 5%
   Adjustment Disorder 4% 3% 3% 6%
   Personality Disorder 2% 3% 1% 4%
   Other 3% 1% 4% 1%
Age     
   18-24 14% 12% 15% 13%
   25-44 48% 47% 48% 49%
   45-64 22% 22% 20% 22%
   65-74 7% 7% 7% 6%
   > 75 11% 12% 10% 10%
  1. *Totals may be > 100% due to rounding
  2. **p < 0.05