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Table 1 Results from interrupted time series analysis, with 2017 data

From: Effects of the Mental Health and Welfare Law revision on schizophrenia patients in Korea: an interrupted time series analysis

  Level change at the revision Trend change after the revision
Coefficient 95% SEa Coefficient 95% SEa
First admission (per 1,00,000 persons) 0.03 − 0.01 to 0.01 0.004 − 0.01 to 0.01
Discharge rates (%) 0.60 − 0.04 to 0.03 − 0.01 − 0.04 to 0.03
Readmission within 7 days (%) − 2.24*** − 3.30 to − 1.18 − 0.10*** − 0.14 to − 0.05
Readmission within 30 days (%) − 1.99* − 3.72 to − 0.25 − 0.14*** − 0.22 to − 0.07
Readmission within 90 days (%) − 0.01 − 0.03 to 0.01 − 0.001* − 0.002 to − 0.0002
Outpatient visit within 7 days (%) 1.98** 0.68–3.28 − 0.06 − 0.12 to 0.01
Outpatient visit within 30 days (%) 2.72* 0.22–5.21 − 0.05 − 0.17 to 0.08
Continuous care (%) 4.00* 0.31–7.69 − 0.27 − 0.63 to 0.08
  1. aNewey-West standard errors
  2. *p  <  0.05, **p  <  0.01, ***p  <  0.001