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Table 1 The trend of psychiatric beds, evaluation cases of MHRB, and discharge order rate

From: How can a change in the operating system of the mental health review board promote the discharge of long-term hospitalized psychiatric patients? A case study of Seoul city

  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Number of Psychiatric Beds (N) 7,593 7,738 7,773 7,659 8,154
Number of Evaluation Cases (N) 810 945 1,155 1,099 1,034
Rate of Discharge Order (%) 6.7 3.3 2.5 5.2 3.6