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Table 5 Distribution of patient characteristics, GAF total score and DUNDRUM Capacity Ladder total score across the recovery pathway

From: An evaluation of functional mental capacity in forensic mental health practice: the Dundrum capacity ladders validation study

Variable Acute high secure Medium secure Minimum secure R&R ANOVA
n 17 27 11   
  mean SD mean SD mean SD F p
Age (years) 38.6 10.3 40.6 10.7 43.1 14.2 0.5 0.6
Length of stay (days) 590.7 1686.9 2201.9 2715.6 3990.0 3767.9 5.4 0.008
GAF total
(0–100)
47.3 16.2 46.5 11.1 72.7 14.2 16.4 0.001
DCL total
(0–100)
18.6 26.1 50.9 20.3 78.8 21.1 25.3 0.001