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Table 2 Baseline patients characteristics

From: Direct medical costs for patients with schizophrenia: a 4-year cohort study from health insurance claims data in Guangzhou city, Southern China

Baseline (2010.11.01–2011.10.31) Overall UEBMI URBMI
No. patients n = 2971 n = 1760 n = 1211
Gender
 Female 1170.0 (39.4) 736.0 (41.8) 434.0 (35.8)
 Male 1801.0 (60.6) 1024.0 (58.2) 777.0 (64.2)
Age (years)
 Mean ± SD 50.3 ± 12.7 52.4 ± 11.8 47.3 ± 13.5
Age group
 18 ≤ age < 30 187.0 (6.3) 66.0 (3.8) 121.0 (10.0)
 30 ≤ age < 40 379.0 (12.8) 168.0 (9.5) 211.0 (17.4)
 40 ≤ age < 50 847.0 (28.5) 445.0 (25.3) 402.0 (33.2)
 50 ≤ age < 60 887.0 (29.9) 625.0 (35.5) 262.0 (21.6)
 ≥ 60 671.0 (22.6) 456.0 (25.9) 215.0 (17.8)
Hospital level
 Primary 76.0 (2.6) 45.0 (2.6) 31.0 (2.6)
 Secondary 905.0 (30.5) 517.0 (29.4) 388.0 (32.0)
 Tertiary 1990.0 (67.0) 1198.0 (68.1) 792.0 (65.4)
Length of stay (days)
 Mean ± SD 254.7 ± 135.1 244.9 ± 137.9 268.9 ± 129.8
 Days ≤ 100 737.0 (24.8) 482.0 (27.4) 255.0 (21.1)
 100 < days ≤ 300 501.0 (16.9) 315.0 (17.9) 186.0 (15.4)
 > 300 days 1733.0 (58.3) 963.0 (54.7) 770.0 (63.6)
Follow-up no. patients
 First year (2011.11.01–2012.10.31) 2021 1145 876
 Second year (2012.11.01–2013.10.31) 1901 1079 822
 Third year (2013.11.01–2014.10.31) 1754 988 766
  1. n(%) for categorical variables and mean ± standard deviation for continuous variables
  2. UEBMI Urban Employee Basic Medical Insurance scheme, URBMI Urban Resident Basic Medical Insurance scheme, SD Standard deviation