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Table 3 Linear Regression models for the association between clinical characteristics and accommodation setting

From: Is the level of institutionalisation found in psychiatric housing services associated with the severity of illness and the functional impairment of the patients? A patient record analysis

  GAF CGI
b p b p
Type of housing: “No housing support” as reference category
Private household with add. welfare supp. -0.433 0.799 -0.264 0.114
Foster families for adults 1.089 0.603 -0.520 0.012
Staffed apartments -1.340 0.634 -0.188 0.494
Intensively staffed group homes 4.570 0.002 -0.129 0.379
Psychiatric nursing homes -0.941 0.578 -0.108 0.513
Control variables     
Age -0.117 0.005 0.002 0.613
Gender -0.105 0.923 -0.144 0.176
Living situation (single) 2.098 0.364 -0.178 0.429
Diagnosis of schizophrenia -3.467 0.002 0.238 0.029
Constant 38.762 0.000 7.069 0.000
        F/p 4.47 0.000 2.23 0.021
        R2 0.143 0.058
        N 250 250
  1. Abbreviations: GAF Global Assessment of Functioning, CGI Clinical Global Impression;
  2. Statistical parameters: b = regression coefficient; p = level of significance; F = value on F-distribution for variances; R2 = fit of regression analysis as degree of explanation effect by this model; N = sample size
  3. Dichotomous variables: gender: women = 0; men = 1; living situation: 0 = single; 1 = living in couple; diagnosis: 1 = schizophrenia; 0 = any other diagnosis according to ICD-10