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Table 2 Type of mental and somatic health care used from baseline to 4 months. Mean (SD, standard deviation) and median (IQR, interquartile range)

From: Short time effect of a self-referral to inpatient treatment for patients with severe mental disorders: a randomized controlled trial

Mental and somatic health care Intervention (SRIT) Treatment as usual (TAU) P-value a
(N = 26) (N = 27)
Mean (SD) Median (IQR) Mean (SD) Median (IQR)
Admissions
Total number 2.3 (1.5) 2 (1–4) 1.3 (1.2) 1 (0–2) 0.009
 Self referral (SRIT) 0.8 (0.9) 1 (0–1)    
 Community mental health center (CMHC) 1.1 (0.9) 1 (0.75–2) 1.0 (0.8) 1 (0–2)  
 Psychiatric Hospital 0.4 (0.7) 0 (0–1) 0.3 (0.5) 0 (0–0)  
Inpatient days
Total number 26.9 (28.1) 18.5 (8–34) 25.0 (35.3) 6 (0–39) 0.132
 SRIT 2.9 (3.4) 1.5 (0–5)    
 CMHC 20.3 (28.9) 11.5 (1.5–26.3) 23.7 (35.0) 5 (0–34)  
 Psychiatric Hospital 3.7 (9.8) 0 (0–1) 1.0 (2.4) 0 (0–0)  
Outpatients visits
Total number 12.7 (11.9) 8.5 (3–24.7) 17.7 (15.9) 14 (2–31) 0.388
 Mental health outpatient 4.4 (4.4) 3.5 (1–8) 6.1 (8.6) 2 (0–13)  
 Psychiatric Ambulatory Rehabilitation Team 5.7 (10.8) 0 (0–3) 9.9 (13.9) 0 (0–23)  
 Supervised physical training b 1.7 (6.3) 0 (0–0) 1.0 (5.0) 0 (0–0)  
 Somatic outpatient 0.8 (2.2) 0 (0–0) 0.6 (1.3) 0 (0–1)  
  1. a Mann-Whitney U test. Only calculated for total number
  2. b Supervised physical training for persons with mental health problems with the possibility for short individual feedback on current health situation