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Table 1 Demographic and diagnostic characteristics of the non-FACT and FACT patients

From: A real-life observational study of the effectiveness of FACT in a Dutch mental health region

  Non-FACT patients (n = 200) FACT patients (n = 240)
Remission at assessment (%) 123 (61.8)1 153 (63.8%)1
Men (%) 125 (62.5) 145 (61.4)
Ever SMI   
SMI (%) 141 (70.5) 200 (83.7)
MMI (%) 59 (29.5) 39 (16.3)
Baseline:   
Remission (%) 108 (54.3) 118 (49.2)
Level of chronicity   
New 22 (13.4) 19 (11.7)
2–3 years 14 (8.5) 12 (7.4)
Chronic 128 (78.1) 131 (80.9)
Need for care psychotic symptoms   
No 75 (38.5) 62 (26.7)
Met 79 (40.5) 111 (47.8)
Unmet 41 (21.0) 59 (25.4)
Need for care alcohol   
No 146 (76.0) 189 (80.1)
Met 27 (14.0) 25 (10.6)
Unmet 19 (9.9) 22 (9.3)
Age   
Mean (SD) 39.3 (12.2) 37.3 (11.8)
Range 19–77 18–81
GAF Psychopathology   
Mean (SD) 53.8 (15.8) 53.3 (15.9)
Range 5–90 15–95
GAF Impairment   
Mean (SD) 51.6 (13.7) 50.5 (15.0)
Range 20–81 18–95
BPRS Depression/anxiety   
Mean (SD) 9.9 (4.5) 9.6 (4.6)
Range 4–23 4–23
BPRS positive symptoms   
Mean (SD) 9.5 (5.1) 9.6 (4.4)
Range 5–33 5–26
BPRS negative symptoms   
Mean (SD) 6.7 (3.1) 6.6 (3.1)
Range 4–25 4–21
BPRS manic excitement   
Mean (SD) 9.7 (4.3) 9.4 (3.8)
Range 6–36 6–23
  1. 1 Note that remission is assessed at measurement-level and a patient can be in remission at one moment and not in remission at another and, therefore, the numbers add up to more than the total number of patients.