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Table 2 Background variables of patients with schizophrenia at discharge from acute wards (n = 486).

From: Treatment of schizophrenia with antipsychotics in Norwegian emergency wards, a cross-sectional national study

Sex (M/F) 297/189 (61.1%/38.9%)
Age 40.8 ± 13.5 (range 15-82)
Ethnic Norwegian 430 (88.5%)
First-episode illness 17 (3.5%)
S-GAF: severity of symptoms at admission 31.7 ± 10.2 (range 10–75)
S-GAF: severity of functioning at admission 33.5 ± 10.3 (range 10–75)
Aggression at admission (HoNOS 1) 86 (17.7%)
Delusions/hallucinations at admission (HoNOS 6) 291 (59.9%)
Outpatient treatment in the previous 12 months 258 (53.1%)
Inpatient treatment in the previous 12 months 341 (70.2%)
Comorbid diagnosis of drug use/addiction 55 (11.3%)
Comorbid personality disorder 8 (1.6%)
Comorbid diagnosis of mental retardation 9 (1.9%)
Transferred to further in-patient treatment at discharge 286 (59.5%)