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Table 1 Age at T0 and parameters of hospitalization in the entire sample (N = 1,759)

From: Schizophrenia in real life: courses, symptoms and functioning in an Italian population

  Total Males Females P-value Mann–Whitney
  Mean (S.D.) Median (IR) Mean (S.D.) Median (IR) Mean (S.D.) Median (IR)  
Age at T0 37.5 (14.42) 34 (22) 34.0 (13.14) 31 (17) 41.5 (14.73) 39 (22) < 0.0001
Years of observation 12.9 (7.56) 13 (10) 12.9 (7.72) 13 (12) 12.9 (7.39) 13 (10) 0.760
Total number of admissions 4.8 (11.26) 2 (4) 5.7 (13.26) 2 (5) 3.8 (8.40) 1 (4) < 0.0001
Length of admissions (days) 213.3 (720.44) 31 (95) 246.4 (792.55) 39 (112) 176.3 (628.88) 25 (87) < 0.0001
Admissions for acute crisis (number) 3.8 (8.37) 2 (3) 4.4 (9.54) 2 (3) 3.0 (6.76) 1 (3) < 0.0001
Admissions for acute crisis (length/days) 63.9 (145.01) 24 (66) 76.7 (176.79) 28 (69) 49.7 (96.29) 21 (55.5) < 0.0001
Rehabilitation -residential programs (number) 1.0 (3.96) 0 (1) 1.2 (4.87) 0 (1) 0.8 (2.57) 0 (0) 0.030
Rehabilitation-residential programs (length/days) 149.6 (660.54) 0 (2) 170.3 (715.53) 0 (20) 126.5 (592.88) 0 (0) 0.005
Total Hospitalization Index - THI 15.7 (39.84) 2.8 (10.2) 17.9 (41.91) 3.3 (13.8) 13.3 (37.29) 2.3 (8.35) < 0.0001
Acute Hospitalization Index - AHI 6.1 (13.49) 2.2 (6.2) 7.2 (15.73) 2.6 (7.2) 4.9 (10.34) 1.9 (5.45) < 0.0001
Rehabilitation-residential Index - RRI 9.8 (35.48) 0 (0.4) 10.8 (36.35) 0 (2) 8.6 (34.47) 0 (0) 0.029