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Table 2 Study group – results of variant data

From: Hannover study on long-stay hospitalization – part II: Characteristics and care conditions of long-stay hospitalization in cases of chronic mental illness

Period (average)   1987–1991 1992–1996
   N % N %
Number of patients   184 100 191 100
Sex Male 81 44 76 40
  Female 103 56 115 60
Age ** < 25 years 11 6 4 2,2
  25–44 years 96 52 97 51
  45–64 years 68 37 73 38
  > 64 years 9 5 17 8,9
First diagnosis *
(ICD-10)
F4 18 10 13 7
  F6 24 13 24 12
  F2, F30.1, F30.2, F31, F32.2, F32.3, F33.2, F33.3 142 77 154 80
Period since onset of disease * < 1 year 9 5 2 1
  1 – 5 years 32 17 24 12
  5 – 10 years 36 20 40 21
  >10 years 107 58 126 66
Outpatient care **
(quarters)
1 24 13 19 10
  2 18 10 11 6
  3 18 10 21 11
  4 79 43 98 51
quarters/patient   3,0   3,3  
patients/year   139 76 149 78
In-patient and day-clinic Care *
(days)
< 10 8 5 4 2
  10 – 30 15 17 14 17
  31 – 91 31 35 33 41
  > 91 32 36 26 33
days/patient   86   86  
patients/year   89 48 80 42
Residential home treatment
(quarters)
1 2 7 2 9
  2 4 16 1 5
  3 2,0 8 1,4 7
  4 17 68 15 78
quarters/patient   3,1   3,5  
patients/year   25 13 19 10
Work Rehabilitation
(quarters) **
1 4 17 3 12
  2 3 13 2 9
  3 3 14 1 5
  4 12 56 19 73
quarters/patient   3,1   3,4  
patients/year   21 11 26 14
  1. * p < 0,05 ** p < 0,01