Table 2 Associations between diagnosis and outcome measures
Personality disorderSubstance misuseSchizophreniaAffective disorderOther diagnosisP
N=50N=48N=52N=36N=56
Re-detained in follow-up period, n (%)18 (36)13 (27)7 (13)2 (6)1 (2)χ2=29.3
P<0.001
Admitted in follow-up period, n (%)25 (50)8 (17)39 (75)23 (64)17 (30)χ2=44.7
P<0.001
Days admitted, mean, median (range)27.6, 0.5 (0–173)4.5, 0 (0–73)82.5, 30 (0–366)23, 17 (0–139)1.5, 0 (0–272)χ2=15.8
P=0.003
Referrals made, median (range)4 (0–27)2 (0–13)3 (0–9)2 (0–9)0 (0–7)χ2=56.7
P<0.001