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Table 1 Number and proportion of mechanical restraint and seclusion in seven German and seven Swiss psychiatric hospitals

From: The use of mechanical restraint and seclusion in patients with schizophrenia: A comparison of the practice in Germany and Switzerland

Interventions
  Germany Switzerland
  mechanical restraint (number of hospitals = 7) seclusion (number of hospitals = 7) mechanical restraint (number of hospitals = 6) seclusion (number of hospitals = 7)
N 2499 2510 168 643
% 49.9 % 50.1 % 20.7 % 79.3 %
  1. In one Swiss hospital no mechanical restraint was used.