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Table 4 BPRS symptom ratings at pre, post and follow-up assessments

From: A pilot study on community-based outpatient treatment for patients with chronic psychotic disorders in Somalia: Change in symptoms, functioning and co-morbid khat use

   Outpatients (17) Remitted patients (18) Between-group comparison
p
BPRS Total Pre 1.43 (0.59) - -
Post 0.27 (0.47) 0.43 (0.38) .273
Follow-up2 1.47 (0.69) 0.90 (0.67) .021
Repeated measures ANOVA p <.0013 <.0014 -
Contrasts Pre-Post: <.001 - -
Pre-FU: .816
Post-FU: <.001
BPRS Positive Pre 1.70 (1.05) - -
Post 0.36 (0.63) 0.32 (0.51) 0.823
Follow-up2 1.81 (1.47) 0.89 (1.15) .054
Repeated measures ANOVA p <.0015 .0276 -
Contrasts Pre-Post: <.001 - -
Pre-FU: .791
Post-FU: .001
BPRS Negative Pre7 1.56 (0.83) - -
Post 0.32 (0.68) 0.37 (0.46) .812
Follow-up2 2.89 (1.71) 1.42 (1.13) .024
Repeated measures ANOVA p <.0018 <.0019 -
Contrasts Pre-Post: <.001 - -
Pre-FU: .022
Post-FU: <.001
BPRS Depression Pre7 2.06 (1.43) - -
Post 0.34 (0.70) 0.64 (0.47) .144
Follow-up2 0.50 (0.79) 0.65 (0.60) .562
Repeated measures ANOVA p <.00110 .97411 -
Contrasts Pre-Post: <.001 - -
Pre-FU: <.001
Post-FU: .551
BPRS Activation Pre12 1.44 (0.72) - -
Post13 0.49 (0.58) 0.38 (0.52) .684
Follow-up2 0.90 (1.12) 0.70 (0.94) .595
Repeated measures ANOVA p .00714 .44415 -
Contrasts Pre-Post: <.001   -
Pre-FU: .051
Post-FU: .120
  1. The table reports means and standard deviations of different BPRS scales and outcomes of within-group as well as between-group comparisons.
  2. 1comparison of outpatients and remitted patients.
  3. 2missing data: 17 outpatients, 16 remitted patients (10 discharged, 6 community).
  4. 3repeated measures ANOVA: df = 2, F = 32.252.
  5. 4repeated measures ANOVA: df = 1, F = 42.780.
  6. 5repeated measures ANOVA: df = 2, F = 10.308.
  7. 6repeated measures ANOVA: df = 1, F = 6.031.
  8. 7missing data: 16 outpatients.
  9. 8repeated measures ANOVA: df = 1.260, F = 18.428.
  10. 9repeated measures ANOVA: df = 1, F = 20.950.
  11. 10repeated measures ANOVA: df = 2, F = 20.757.
  12. 11repeated measures ANOVA: df = 1, F = 0.001.
  13. 12missing data: 10 outpatients.
  14. 13missing data: 17 outpatients, 6 remitted patients (4 discharged, 2 community).
  15. 14repeated measures ANOVA: df = 2, F = 6.629.
  16. 15Repeated measures ANOVA: df = 1, F = 0.771.