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Table 1 Baseline demographic and clinical characteristics of participants

From: Mindfulness-based crisis interventions (MBCI) for psychosis within acute inpatient psychiatric settings; a feasibility randomised controlled trial

 SAT (N = 24)MBCI (N = 26)OVERALL (N = 50)
Age
 - Mean (range)33 years (19–65)35 years (18–52)34 years (18–65)
Gender
 - Male17 (71%)17 (65%)34 (68%)
 - Female7 (29%)9 (35%)16 (32%)
Ethnicity
 - White8 (33%)8 (30%)16 (32%)
 - Asian3 (13%)3 (12%)6 (12%)
 - Black9 (37%)12 (46%)21 (42%)
 - Mixed Race3 (13%)3 (12%)6 (12%)
 - Other1 (4%)0 (0%)1 (2%)
Diagnosis
 - F20–29 (Schizophrenia-spectrum)17 (71%)20 (77%)37 (74%)
 - F30–39 (Mood disorder)7 (29%)6 (23%)13 (26%)
Psychotic symptoms (self-report)
 - Delusions only12 (50%)14 (54%)26 (52%)
 - Voices only1 (4%)0 (0%)1 (2%)
 - Delusions + voices11 (46%)12 (46%)23 (46%)
Legal status on admission
 - Informal6 (25%)8 (31%)14 (28%)
 - MHAa Sec 213 (54%)14 (54%)27 (54%)
 - MHA Sec 35 (21%)3 (11%)8 (16%)
 - MHA Sec 370 (0%)1 (4%)1 (2%)
Open to secondary care psychiatric services on admission
 - Yes12 (50%)10 (38%)22 (44%)
 - No12 (50%)16 (62%)28 (56%)
Years known to services
 - < 1 year5 (21%)4 (15%)9 (18%)
 - 1–5 years4 (17%)6 (23%)10 (20%)
 - 6–10 years6 (25%)8 (31%)14 (28%)
 - 11–15 years2 (8%)2 (8%)4 (8%)
 - > 15 years7 (29%)6 (23%)13 (26%)
Psychiatric medication at baseline
 - Prescribed at least one medication23 (96%)26 (100%)49 (98%)
 - Prescribed an anti-psychotic21 (88%)25 (96%)46 (92%)
 - Prescribed an anti-depressant4 (21%)5 (19%)9 (18%)
 - Prescribed a mood-stabilizer4 (21%)1 (4%)5 (10%)
Anti-psychotic medication dose at baseline
 - Mean % of BNF maximum dose51.2%49.6%50.3%
 - 95% CI[37.7, 64.6][39.5, 59.7][42.4–58.2]
 - Range16.5–137.57.5–1007.5–137.5
Previous admissions
 - Yes14 (58%) (mean = 5.64, range 1–14)21 (81%) (mean = 4.00, range 1–10)35 (70%) (mean = 4.66, range 1–14)
 - No10 (42%)5 (19%)15 (30%)
Admission in previous 12 months
 - Yes7 (29%)8 (31%)15 (30%)
 - No17 (71%)18 (69%)35 (70%)
Psychological therapy in past 5 years
 - None11 (46%)12 (46%)23 (46%)
 - Offered3 (12%)4 (15%)7 (14%)
 - Received10 (42%)10 (39%)20 (40%)
  1. aMHA Mental Health Act, Sec 2 Section 2 (assessment), Sec 3 Section 3(treatment), Sec 37 Section 37 (hospital order)