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Table 3 Psychotropic medication use over the trial duration in ASD+Participants

From: Clinical and cost effectiveness of staff training in the delivery of Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) for adults with intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorder and challenging behaviour - randomised trial

ASD+Study armBaseline
(PBS = 47; TAU = 66)
6 months
(PBS = 42; TAU = 57)
12 months
(PBS = 42; TAU = 63)
 N (%)
Any drugPBS42 (89)37 (88)37 (88)
TAU60 (91)51 (89)57 (90)
AntipsychoticsPBS32 (68)31 (74)27 (64)
TAU42 (64)35 (61)39 (62)
Other psychotropicPBS39 (83)30 (71)31 (74)
TAU41 (62)41 (72)47 (75)