Skip to main content

Table 1 Comparison between the demographic and clinical characteristics of pre- and post-accreditation patients

From: Effect of accreditation on length of stay in psychiatric inpatients: pre-post accreditation medical record comparison

Variable Study period P value*
Pre-accreditation Post-accreditation
n = 177 (%) n = 182 (%)
Sex    0.999
 Male 82 (46.3) 84 (46.2)
 Female 95 (53.7) 98 (53.8)
Age (years)    0.590
 <25 50 (28.2) 59 (32.4)
 25–50 104 (58.8) 104 (57.1)
 >50 23 (13.0) 19 (10.5)
Marital status    0.352
 Single 98 (55.4) 112 (61.5)
 Divorced/separated 20 (11.3) 22 (12.1)
 Married 59 (33.3) 48 (26.4)
Diagnosis    0.089
 Organic disorders 6 (3.4) 11 (6.0)
 Psychotic disorders 78 (44.1) 61 (33.5)
 Affective disorders 73 (41.2) 94 (51.6)
 Others disorders 20 (11.3) 16 (8.8)
  1. * Level of statistical significance is 5 %