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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Results of a pilot cluster randomised trial of the use of a Medication Review Tool for people taking antipsychotic medication

Variable Treatment as usual Medication review tool
  n/N or mean % or (SD) n/N or mean % or (SD)
Male 20/29 69 23/31 74
Age 39 (11) 45 (10)
White 21/29 72 25/31 81
Single 20/29 69 25/31 81
Unemployed 20/29 69 24/31 77
Number of years been in contact with mental health services     
Less than a year 1/29 3 1/31 3
1 to 3 years 3/29 10 4/31 13
4–10 years 5/29 17 2/31 6
More than 10 years 20/29 69 24/31 77
One antipsychotic 22/29 76 27/31 87
Two antipsychotics or more 7/29 24 4/31 13
Total dose per day (Chlorpromazine equivalent (mg)) median (IQR) 400 200, 600 250 132, 400
Taking other medication 24/29 83 23/31 74
Antidepressants 9/29 31 10/31 32
Anxiolytic 2/29 7 3/31 10
Anti cholinergic 10/29 34 7/31 23
Mood stabilisers 9/29 31 5/31 16
Medication for physical illnesses 17/29 59 18/31 58