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Table 6 Status of mental health problems at intake by demographic variables

From: A crisis resolution and home treatment team in Norway: a longitudinal survey study Part 1. Patient characteristics at admission and referral

Demographic/Personal variables Status of mental health problems at intake TOTAL
New or recent episode Recurrence after remission Aggravation of chronic illness
Gender (Missing = 57)
 Male N (%) 29 (45.3) 32 (42.7) 48 (28.7) 109 (35.6)
 Female N (%) 35 (54.7) 43 (57.3) 119 (71.3) 197 (64.4)
χ 2 = 7.690* (df = 2; p = .021)
Marital Status (Missing = 62)
 Single N (%) 21 (32.8) 21 (28.4) 70 (42.9) 112 (37.2)
 Married/Cohabit/Partner N (%) 34 (53.1) 30 (40.5) 63 (38.7) 127 (42.2)
 Widowed N (%) 2 (3.1) 8 (10.8) 4 (2.5) 14 (4.7)
 Divorced/Separated N (%) 7 (10.9) 15 (20.3) 26 (16.0) 48 (15.9)
χ 2 = 15.593* (df = 6; p = .016)
Age Group (Missing = 55)
 25 or Younger N (%) 17 (26.6) 8 (10.5) 21 (12.5) 46 (14.9)
 26-45 N (%) 27 (42.2) 39 (51.3) 79 (47.0) 145 (47.1)
 46-65 N (%) 19 (29.7) 19 (25.0) 62 (36.9) 100 (32.5)
 66 or older N (%) 1 (1.5) 10 (13.2) 6 (3.6) 17 (5.5)
χ 2 = 21.546** (df =6; p = .001)
Income Source (Missing = 81)
 Regular Income N (%) 21 (34.4) 12 (17.1) 20 (13.2) 53 (18.8)
 Dependent/Student/Others N (%) 11 (18.0) 7 (10.0) 8 (5.3) 26 (9.2)
 Sick/Disability Pay N (%) 26 (42.6) 40 (57.1) 116 (76.8) 182 (64.5)
 Public Social Fund N (%) 3 (4.9) 11 (15.7) 7 (4.6) 21 (7.5)
χ 2 = 35.424** (df = 6; p < .001)
Living Situation (Missing = 72)
 Living alone N (%) 13 (21.3) 32 (43.2) 76 (48.7) 121 (41.6)
 Living with others N (%) 48 (78.7) 42 (56.8) 80 (51.3) 170 (58.4)
χ 2 = 13.673** (df = 2; p < .001)
  1. *Significant at p < .05; **Significant at p < .01.