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Table 2 Clinical status of schizophrenia patients at the end of 10-year follow-up study period

From: The abilities of improved schizophrenia patients to work and live independently in the community: a 10-year long-term outcome study from Mumbai, India

Clinical status of schizophrenia patients Patients, n (%) 95% Confidence intervals (%)
Total patients recruited at the beginning of study 200 N/A
Total patients available at the end of 10-year study period 122 (61.0%) 54.2 to 68.1
Patients included for follow-up assessment 101 (50.5%) 41.8 to 59.6
Improved 61 (30.5%) 24.2 to 37.4
Not improved 40 (20.0%) 14.7 to 26.2
Patients excluded from follow-up assessment due to changed diagnosis 6 (3.0%) 1.1 to 6.4
Patients excluded from follow-up assessment due to admission in the long-term care 15 (7.5%) 4.3 to 12.1
Total patients not available at the end of 10-year study period for follow-up assessment 78 (39.0%) 33.1 to 45.1
Moved out of Mumbai 18 (9.0%) 5.4 to 13.9
Switched to another care provider 24 (12.0%) 7.8 to 17.3
Discontinued from the study 19 (9.5%) 5.8 to 14.4
Withdrawal of consent and poor compliance 17 (8.5%) 5.0 to 13.3
  1. N/A = not applicable.