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Table 2 Healthcare utilization among individuals age 15–64 years diagnosed with schizophrenic disorders: 2008–2015

From: Epidemiology of schizophrenia and its management over 8-years period using real-world data in Spain

Healthcare utilization N Median (IQR)
Overall outpatient visits 799,290 4.5 (2.0–8.2)
Outpatient visits (SD) 666,347 3.8 (1.5–7.0)
a Specialist visits 312,520 0.96 (0.0–3.6)
b Length of hospital stay (days) 286,139 4.0 (1.6–9.2)
c Work absences (days) 292,780 12.5 (3.4–28.8)
Antipsychotics dispensations 2,861,262 15.1 (6.6–28.5)
Antipsychotics dispensations families N (%) d Subjects treated (%)
OA-2nd generation 1,696,420 (59.3) 93.4
LAI-2nd generation 576,913 (20.2) 36.0
OA-1st generation 409,121 (14.3) 33.8
LAI-1st generation 106,103 (3.7) 14.7
Other 72,705 (2.5) 13.3
  1. Abbreviations: IQR Interquartile ratio, LAI Long-acting injection antipsychotics, OA Oral antipsychotic
  2. Median is presented as a rate in person-year
  3. a Corresponding to mental health specialist visits with the ICD-9-CM code 295.XX
  4. b Corresponding to 21,095 hospitalizations in the cohort of patients with SD
  5. c Corresponding to 5445 work absences in the cohort of patients with SD
  6. d Subjects treated with antipsychotic drugs at some point during the study period