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Table 1 Main sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of the 918 admissions to the PSSJD-AIU during 2013

From: In-patient costs of agitation and containment in a mental health catchment area

Characteristic Number Percent
Female 433 47.17
Place of birth (Spain) 674 73.42
Age (mean, SD) 44.60 15.45
Age groups 18–35 265 28.87
36–50 368 40.09
51–65 183 19.93
66–80 82 8.93
81–95 20 2.18
Type of admission Compulsory admission 683 74.40
Urgent admission 765 83.33
Diagnostic profile Schizophrenia and non-affective psychosis 368 40.08
Schizoaffective disorder 87 9.48
Delusional disorder 21 2.29
Bipolar disorder 146 15.90
Major Depression 102 11.11
Drug and alcohol related disorders 63 6.86
Cognitive disorders 27 2.94
Other 104 11.33
Length of stay (mean, SD) 24.56 16.88
Length of stay groups 1 to 10 days 201 21.90
11 to 20 days 234 25.49
21 to 30 days 224 24.40
31 to 40 days 127 13.83
41 to 50 days 69 7.52
51 to 60 days 35 3.81
61 to 70 days 11 1.20
71 to 80 days 10 1.09
81 to 90 days 2 0.22
more than 90 days 5 0.54
Number of patients admitted once 712 88.19
twice 84 10.40
three times 10 1.24
four times 2 0.25
  1. PSSJD-AIU Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu Acute Inpatient Unit