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Table 6 Mean 1-year costs for patients with and without specific number of crisis event categories

From: Costs of treating patients with schizophrenia who have illness-related crisis events

  Number of types of crisis events
  None One only Two or more Three or more
Patients with event, N (%) 938 (60.2%) 481 (30.9%) 138 (8.9%) 29 (1.9%)
Mean 1-year cost of hospitalization per patient $830 $6,912 * $23,149 * $33,199 *
Mean 1-year total mental health cost per patient $11,739 $19,066 * $35,385 * $44,599 *
Mean number of days hospitalized 3.7 21.8 72.7 101.1
Mean number of hospital admissions 0.2 0.8 1.7 2.7
  1. * P < .01; P values based on non-crisis event group vs. each category: patients with only one type of crisis event, two or more types of events, and three of more types of crisis events.