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Table 3 Baseline comorbidity profiles for PAS clients (N =1747)

From: Ten-year audit of clients presenting to a specialised service for young people experiencing or at increased risk for psychosis

Comorbid condition (%) Overall (Excluding E: Uncertain group) A: Existing psychosis B: Recent psychosis C:Ultra High Risk (UHR) group D: Non-psychosis MH disorders Statistical comparison (Groups A to D)
(N =1747) (N =289) (N =395) (N =191) (N =872)
Depression 43.8 36.7 49.6 62.3 39.4 χ2 (3) =44.7**
Anxiety 25.1 21.5 34.2 42.9 18.3 χ2 (3) =72.7**
Substance misuse 26.5 52.9 37.0 6.8 17.3 χ2 (3) =201.7**
Personality disorder 17.1 16.6 16.2 20.9 16.7 χ2 (3) =2.3
Other MH problems^ 67.3 68.9 55.7 67.5 72.0 χ2 (3) =33.3**
Psychosocial issues 40.4 70.2 39.2 41.9 30.7 χ2 (3) =141.1**
Physical disorders 14.0 37.7 13.2 6.3 8.3 χ2 (3) =168.3**
Other Non-MH problems 15.1 25.6 14.2 7.3 13.8 χ2 (3) =35.3**
  1. Note: ^Within this category, the proportionate breakdown of conditions was: 70.1% attentional problems, 8.9% service related problems, 6.2% adjustment disorders, 5.6% childhood disorders, 1.6% intellectual disability, and 7.6% other problems (other behavioural and MH disorders, cognitive related problems, neurological disorders). Statistical significance: *p <0.01, **p <0.001.