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Table 1 Frequencies of selection of item as key factor by clients and case managers (n = 194*)

From: Risk assessment by client and case manager for shared decision making in outpatient forensic psychiatry

START item Critical vulnerability Key strength
  Clients Case managers Clients Case managers
  Frequency Percent Rank Frequency Percent Rank Frequency Percent Rank Frequency Percent Rank
Social skills 29 14.9 11 20 10.3 13 30 15.5 8.5 25 12.9 11
Relationships 37 19.1 6.5 51 26.3 4 30 15.5 8.5 31 16.0 7
Occupational 37 19.1 6.5 30 15.5 6.5 52 26.8 1 67 34.5 1
Recreational 20 10.3 13 23 11.9 11.5 42 21.6 3.5 40 20.6 4.5
Self-Care 14 7.2 15 9 4.6 17.5 15 7.7 17.5 28 14.4 9
Mental state 36 18.6 8 29 14.9 8.5 22 11.3 15.5 8 4.1 20
Emotional state 47 24.2 2 60 30.9 2.5 29 14.9 10 17 8.8 13.5
Substance use 32 16.5 9 36 18.6 5 28 14.4 11 42 21.6 3
Impulse control 49 25.3 1 60 30.9 2.5 32 16.5 6 16 8.2 15
External triggers 21 10.8 12 23 11.9 11.5 22 11.3 15.5 9 4.6 19
Social support 30 15.5 10 29 14.9 8.5 45 23.2 2 58 29.9 2
Material resources 44 22.7 4 17 8.8 14 42 21.6 3.5 32 16.5 6
Attitudes 5 2.6 19 25 12.9 10 23 11.9 14 17 8.8 13.5
Medication adherence 7 3.6 17 16 8.2 15 15 7.7 17.5 26 13.4 10
Rule adherence 9 4.6 16 8 4.1 19.5 8 4.1 20 22 11.3 12
Conduct 3 1.5 20 9 4.6 17.5 11 5.7 19 12 6.2 17
Insight 38 19.6 5 30 15.5 6.5 31 16.0 7 30 15.5 8
Plans 15 7.7 14 14 7.2 16 24 12.4 12.5 15 7.7 16
Coping 46 23.7 3 70 36.1 1 37 19.1 5 11 5.7 18
Treatability 6 3.1 18 8 4.1 19.5 24 12.4 12.5 40 20.6 4.5
  1. *For 2 of the 196 first assessments by a client there was no START by the case manager