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Table 1 Sample characteristics of participants of the total sample (n = 529) and the subsample with admission and discharge results (n = 227), as well as significant differences between the subsample and drop-outs (without discharge results)

From: The screen for cognitive impairment in psychiatry (SCIP) as a routinely applied screening tool: pathology of acute psychiatric inpatients and cluster analysis

  total sample (admission results) subsample (admission and discharge results) drop-outs
(only admission results)
p
N = 529 N = 227 N = 302
Sociodemographic characteristics
 male n (%) 300 (56.7%) 118 (52.0%) 182 (60.3%) .057A
 age (in years) M (SD) 43.73 (11.53) 45.00 (11.28) 42.77 (11.65) <.05B
 unmarried n (%) 370 (69.9%) 158 (69,6%) 212 (70.3%) .090A
 regular employment n (%) 96 (18.1%) 42 (18.5%) 54 (17.9%) .854A
 no migration background n (%) 394 (74.5%) 180 (79.3%) 214 (70.9%) <.01A
 German as native language n (%) 410 (77.5%) 183 (80.6%) 227 (75.2%) <.01A
Clinical characteristics
 primary diagnoses F2 n (%) 436 (82.4%) 177 (78.0%) 259 (85.8%) .066A
F3 n (%) 96 (17.6%) 50 (22.0%) 43 (14.2%)
 length of inpatient stay (in days) M (SD) 46.17 (45.09) 48.44 (40.60) 44.46 (48.20) <.01B
 voluntarily admitted n (%) 377 (71.3%) 159 (70.0%) 218 (72.2%) .991A
 no. of previous admissions 1 n (%) 40 (7.6%) 15 (6.6%) 25 (8.3%) .459A
2–5 n (%) 150 (28.4%) 70 (30.8%) 80 (26.5%)
> 5 n (%) 220 (41.6%) 91 (40.1%) 129 (42.7%)
 degree of severity of the disease (CGI) Borderline case n (%) 1 (0.2%) 1 (0.4%) 0 (0%) .495B
only slightly ill n (%) 8 (1.5%) 1 (0.4%) 7 (2.3%)
moderately ill n (%) 75 (14.2%) 32 (14.1%) 43 (14.2%)
clearly ill n (%) 247 (46.7%) 112 (49.3%) 135 (44.7%)
seriously ill n (%) 130 (24.6%) 51 (22.5%) 79 (26.2%)
extremely seriously ill n (%) 9 (1.7%) 2 (0.9%) 7 (2.3%)
  1. A: Chi2-Test; B: Mann-Whitney-U-Test