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Table 2 Care consumption

From: Does monitoring need for care in patients diagnosed with severe mental illness impact on Psychiatric Service Use? Comparison of monitored patients with matched controls

  NN (n = 612) CNCM (n = 231)  
  mean (sd) range mean (sd) range t test
Care consumption after     
In-patient days 57.12 (125.7) 0 - 365 79.65 (139.7) 0 - 365 t = -2.25*
Out-patient contacts 10.52 (17.9) 0 - 209 17.89 (25.94) 0 - 182 t = -4.67***
Day care 41.33 (94.8) 0 - 365 19.5 (70.3) 0 - 365 t = 3.18**
Difference after minus before     
In-patient days -0.12 (44.7) -348 - 350 -5.2 (63.9) -324 - 344 t = 1.28
Out-patient contacts -0.51 (12.3) -53 - 82 3.41 (20.8) -71 - 169 t = -3.32**
Day care -5.31 (67.5) -363 - 349 -2.63 (58.0) -313 - 249 t = -0.53
  1. * p < 0.05
  2. ** p < 0.01
  3. *** p < 0.001