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Table 7 Significant differences in BPRS scores in FPSUs with unmet need versus without unmet need score, rated by staff, in CANFOR domains

From: CANFOR Portuguese version: validation study

   BPRS
CANFOR Staff´s ratings Scales Median (Mean)a Mann–Whitney Utest
Domains* 0= other score (n) (range: 1–7)
(n=114) 1=unmet need (n)    p value
1. Accommodation 0 (112) Elated mood 1.00 0.006
  1 (2) 3.50
6. Physical health 0 (104) Somatic concern 1.00 0.009
  1 (10) 3.00
7. Psychotic symptoms 0 (109) Hallucinations 1.00 <0.001
  1 (5) 3.00
  0 (109) Unusual thought content 1.00 <0.001
  1 (5) 3.00
  0 (109) Bizarre behaviour 1.00 (1.18) <0.001
  1 (5)   1.00 (2.00)  
  0 (109) Blunted affect 1.00 (1.07) <0.001
  1 (5)   1.00 (1.31)  
  0 (109) Emotional withdrawal 1.00 (1.08) 0.004
  1 (5)   1.00 (1.15)  
  0 (109) Uncooperativeness 1.00 (1.01) <0.001
  1 (5)   1.00 (1.23)  
  0 (109) Distractibility 1.00 (1.01) <0.001
  1 (5)   1.00 (1.23)  
8. Information about condition and treatment 0 (106) Hallucinations 1.00 (1.32) <0.001
1 (8) 1.00 (1.92)
  0 (106) Unusual thought content 1.00 (1.14) <0.001
  1 (8) 1.00 (1.84)
  0 (106) Bizarre behaviour 1.00 (1.11) <0.001
  1 (8) 1.00 (1.47)
  0 (106) Blunted affect 1.00 (1.08) 0.001
  1 (8) 1.00 (1.12)
  0 (106) Uncooperativeness 1.00 (1.03) 0.001
  1 (8)   1.00 (1.04)  
9. Psychological distress 0 (59) Depression 2.00 0.002
  1 (55)   4.00  
  0 (59) Suicidality 1.00 0.007
  1 (55)   2.00  
10. Safety to self 0 (87) Depression 3.00 0.003
  1 (27)   4.00  
  0 (87) Suicidality 1.00 <0.001
  1 (27) 4.00
11. Safety to others 0 (91) Hostility 1.00 <0.001
  1 (23) 4.00
  0 (91) Tension 1.00 0.001
  1 (23) 3.00
  0 (91) Excitement 1.00 (1.30) 0.007
  1 (23) 1.00 (1.47)
13. Drugs 0 (84) Suicidality 1.00 0.001
  1 (30) 3.50
  0 (84) Guilt 2.00 0.007
  1 (30)   3.00  
17. Child care 0 (80) Anxiety 3.00 (3.08) 0.003
  1 (34)   3.00 (3.05)  
22. Social benefits 0 (106) Disorientation 1.00 (1.00) <0.001
  1 (8) 1.00 (1.01)
  1. * Unmet needs scores in 3.Looking after the living environment, 4.Self-care, 5.Daytime activities, 12.Alcohol, 14.Company, 15.Intimate relationships, 16.Sexual expression, 17.Child Care, 18.Basic education, 20.Transport, 21.Money, 22.Treatment, 24.Sexual Offences and 25.Arson domains without high significant associations with BPRS scales (>0.01). Associations between unmet needs scores in 2.Food and 19.Telephone domains and BPRS scales not calculated due to variable constant. a Calculation of the mean whenever median is the same in (0) and (1) scores.