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Table 2 Clinical characteristics of patients and univariate logistic regression model for predictors of dropout concerning 245 patients

From: Determinants of dropout in a community-based mental health crisis centre

  Total n (%) b (SD) Wald Df P valeur Odds ratio 95 % CI
Care-related variables
Referral type    15.44 7 .03   
Emergency 55 (22.5)      1  
Crisis hospital unit 23 (9.4) −1.15 (.55) 4.44 1 .04 .32 .10 to .93
Hospital 28 (11.5) −1.03 (.50) 4.24 1 .04 .36 .13 to .96
General physician 20 (8.2) −.73 (.54) 1.81 1 .18 .48 .16 to 1.40
Psychiatrist 40 (16.4) −1.50 (.48) 9.76 1 .002 .22 .08 to .58
Specialized program 14 (5.7) −1.03 (.65) 2.49 1 .12 .36 .10 to 1.29
Addictive program 15 (6.1) .02 (.58) .002 1 .97 1.03 .32 to 3.22
Themselves 49 (20.1) −.31 (.39) .63 1 .43 .73 .33 to 1.59
Change of referents 45 (18.4) −.59 (.43) 1.87 1 .17 .56 .24 to 1.28
Delay < 24 h 119 (48.6) .02 (.27) .01 1 .93 1.02 .60 to 1.72
Patient-related variables
Psychiatric history        
 With Psy Atcd 190 (77.6) −.13 (.31) .18 1 .67 .88 .47 to 1.62
Consultation 14 (5.7) −.43 (.61) .50 1 .48 .65 .19 to 2.14
Hospitalization 85 (34.7) .08 (.28) .09 1 .76 1.09 .63 to 1.87
BTC therapy 81 (33.1) −.11 (.28) .16 1 .69 .89 .51 to 1.56
Psychiatrist 120 (49.0) −.21 (.27) .65 1 .42 .81 .48 to 1.36
Specialized program 16 (6.5) −.002 (.53) >.001 1 .997 .998 .35 to 2.85
Addiction unit 14 (5.7) −.43 (.61) .50 1 .48 .65 .19 to 2.14
Diagnostics        
Disorders due to psychoactive susbtance use 74 (30.2) .02 (.30) .004 1 .95 1.02 .58 to 1.79
Schizophrenia, schizotypal personality and delusional disorders 22 (9.0) −.28 (.48) .34 1 .56 .76 .29 to 1.94
Mood disorders 195 (79.6) −.44 (.32) 1.90 1 .17 .64 .34 to 1.21
 Unipolar 177 (72.2) .39 (.55) .50 1 .48 1.47 .50 to 4.32
Anxiety, dissociative, stress-related, somatoform and other nonpsychotic mental disorders 34 (13.9) .87 (.37) 5.44 1 .02 2.40 1.14 to 4.99
Disorders of adult personality and behavior 60 (24.5) .69 (.30) 5.16 1 .02 1.98 1.09 to 3.59
Dependence syndrome      .15   
Yes 65 (26.5) .49 (.29) 2.78 1 .10 1.63 .91 to 2.91
No 180 (73.5)      1  
Past suicidal thgt (yes) 104 (42.4) .21 (.27) .62 1 .43 1.23 .73 to 2.08
History of suicidal attempt (yes) 65 (26.5) −.41 (.31) 1.72 1 .19 .67 .36 to 1.22
Psychotropic treatments (yes) 173 (70.6) −.49 (.29) 2.96 1 .09 .61 .34 to 1.08
Antidepressant 117 (47.8) −.63 (.27) 5.51 1 .02 .53 .31 to .91
Benzodiazepines 106 (43.3) −.64 (.27) 5.44 1 .02 .53 .30 to .91
Antipsychotics 71 (29.0) −.51 (.30) 2.79 1 .09 .60 .33 to 1.10
  1. Legend: Psy Atcd Psychiatric antecedent; Delay < 24 h delay before starting the care in the centre inferior of 24 h, Past suicidal thgt Past suicidal thoughts, BTC Brief therapy centres