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Table 1 Demographic and psychiatric diagnostic differences between consumers for whom the metabolic monitoring form had and had not been used

From: Use of an electronic metabolic monitoring form in a mental health service – a retrospective file audit

  Total sample (n = 721) Form used (n = 261) Form not used (n = 460) Effect size p value
Age, mean (SD) years 41.4 (14.6) 41.4 (14.3) 41.5 (14.8) d = 0.01 .902
Sex     φ = .12 .001
 Males, n (%) 421 (58.4) 175 (41.6) 246 (58.4)   
 Females, n (%) 300 (41.6) 89 (29.7) 211 (70.3)   
Diagnosis (ICD-10)a     Cramer’s V = .27 <.001
 Schizophrenia (F20), n (%) 305 (42.3) 159 (60.7) 146 (33.1)   
 Bipolar disorder (F31), n (%) 84 (11.7) 23 (27.4) 61 (72.6)   
 Depressive disorders (F32, F33), n (%) 81 (11.2) 17 (21.0) 64 (79.0)   
 Anxiety disorders (F41), n (%) 40 (5.5) 7 (17.5) 33 (82.5)   
 Other, n (%) 193 (26.8) 56 (29.0) 137 (71.0)   
  1. aDiagnosis data were missing for 18 (2.5 %) consumers
  2. SD standard deviation; ICD- 10