Table 1: Demographic and clinical characteristics of the 357 patients hospitalized in the two psychiatric wards SPDC-1 and SPDC-2.

SPDC-1 (n = 161) SPDC-2 (n = 196)
Female, n (%) 93 (57.8) 115 (58.7)
Male, n (%) 68 (42.2) 81 (41.3)
Current age, mean (± SD) 46 (±13.7) 47.4 (±13.1)
Days of hospitalization (mean) 10.5 (±7.8) * 8.1 (±8.1)*
Age at onset, mean (± SD) 32 (±15) 30 (±12.4)
Hospitalized for the first time, n (%) 59 (36.6) 80 (40.8)
History of suicide attempts, n (%) 52 (32.3) 50 (26.5)
History of alcohol abuse, n (%) 18 (11.2) 29 (14.8)
History of drug abuse, n (%) 23 (14.3) 28 (14.3)

*p = 0.0045

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