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Table 1 Sample socio-demographic and clinical characteristics

From: Long-term observations on the mortality of mentally ill patients admitted to a short-stay psychiatric hospital: 23 years retrospective Egyptian study

The study sample N=46
Age in years M±SD 42.2±14.7
Range 20–81
Age per gender Male 41.4±14.5
Female 42.8±15.1
Reported deaths in 23 years Males 20 (43.5%)
Females 26 (56.5%)
Number of admission in 23 years Males 13,167
Females 4395
Duration of hospitalization in days M±SD 11.5±14.7
Range 1–90 days
Die in the first week 28 (60.8%)