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Table 1 Characteristics of participants (n = 28) Values are number of participants unless otherwise stated

From: More than just a bed: mental health service users’ experiences of self-referral admission

Characteristic  
Gender
 Male 14
 Female 14
Living alone 17
Mean age (range) 45 (21–73)
Diagnosis
 Psychosis (ICD-10; F 20–29) 19
 Mood disorders (ICD-10; F 30–39) 8
 Substance use (ICD-10; F 10–19) 10
Employment
 Paid work/studies 6
 Disability benefits/retirement 21
 Sick leave 1
 Involuntarily in treatment 10