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Table 4 Baseline community contacts and admission profiles by PAS clients (N =1997)

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

  Overall A: Existing psychosis B: Recent psychosis C: Ultra High Risk (UHR) group D: Non-psychosis MH disorders E: Uncertain
(N =1997) (N =289) (N =395) (N =191) (N =872) (N =250)
Estimated availability of medical records - mean (median) years 6.3 (5.9) 7.7 (7.5) 6.6 (6.1) 5.4 (5.1) 6.2 (5.8) 5.5 (5.4)
Community contacts       
Total contacts 9618 2499 2253 980 3631 255
Average contact days per year (excluding presentation window) 0.98 (0.31) 1.25 (0.57) 0.99 (0.28) 1.38 (0.37) 0.99 (0.31) 0.33 (0.00)
Average number of PAS contacts within presentation window 2.25 2.32 2.96 3.16 2.07 1.01
All admissions (Min. age 12 years)       
Total admissions 1788 674 357 87 601 69
Total beddays 12748 6739 3042 297 2452 218
Any admission (%) 40.7 85.5 45.1 26.7 33.1 18.8
Average admission days per year 1.08 3.62 1.48 0.30 0.48 0.17
MH admissions       
Total admissions 1090 537 210 40 303 0
Total beddays 10787 6343 2438 214 1792 -
Any admission (%) 28.2 84.1 33.4 12.0 19.0 0.0
Average admission days per year 0.91 3.39 1.23 0.22 0.35 -
  1. Note: The relevant timeframe includes the pre-PAS period plus the two-month PAS presentation window (i.e., presentations to youth and adult services, and admissions from the age of 12 years); average contact/admission days per year includes individuals with zero values; group E’s known contacts with MH services are largely limited to PAS.