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Table 1 Demographic Characteristics of Patients by Discharge Cohort, Scotland 1977 – 94

From: Mortality after discharge from long-term psychiatric care in Scotland, 1977 – 94: a retrospective cohort study

  Discharge Cohort
  1977 – 82
(n = 2773)
1983 – 88
(n = 2119)
1989 – 94
(n = 1884)
1977 – 94
(n = 6776)
Gender (Percent Male) 50% 53.1% 51.6% 51.4%
Median Length of Current Admission in Weeks 114 117 118 116
Schizophrenia 1030 938 831 2799
Affective Disorder 560 455 431 1446
Neuroses 192 129 124 445
Personality Disorders 287 135 65 487
Other 704 462 433 1599