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Table 4 Prediction of antipsychotic polypharmacy and prescription of at least one FGA at discharge.

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

   Prediction of FGA 95,0% C.I. for OR.    Prediction of polypharmacy 95,0% C.I. for OR.  
Variables OR
(Odds Ratio)
Lower Upper P-value OR
(Odds Ratio)
Lower Upper P-value
Age. 1.011 0.993 1.029 0.228 0.979 0.959 0.999 0.036
Female sex. 1.435 0.864 2.384 0.163 0.810 0.459 1.431 0.469
S-GAF:
severity of symptoms at admission.
0.992 0.971 1.013 0.449 0.984 0.960 1.007 0.181
Aggression at admission (HoNOS-1). 1.292 0.715 2.335 0.397 1.056 0.534 2.085 0.876
Delusions/hallucinations at admission (HoN0S-6). 0.754 0.483 1.178 0.215 0.897 0.522 1.540 0.693
Recurrent illness. * * * * 4.731 0.572 39.168 0.150
Outpatient treatment in the previous 12 months. 0.769 0.466 1.267 0.302 0.678 0.396 1.162 0.157
In-patient treatment in the previous 12 months. 2.220 1.259 3.915 0.006 2.396 1.087 5.282 0.030
Comorbid diagnosis of drug misuse/addiction. 0.624 0.264 1.470 0.281 1.342 0.520 3.460 0.543
Comorbid diagnosis of personality disorder. 1.793 0.481 6.691 0.385 5.005 1.211 20.676 0.026
Comorbid diagnosis of mental retardation. * * * * 13.968 1.341 145.485 0.027
  1. Results from multivariate logistic regressions.
  2. *Deleted from the model for model stability reasons.