Table 3

Disorders of psychological development and behavioural and emotional disorders with onset usually occurring in childhood and adolescence were excluded due to a small sample size. (i) Predictors of being readmitted 6 months prior to the interview: multivariable binary logistic regression model and (ii) predictors of length of stay: multiple linear regression model

(i) Readmissions 6 months prior to the interview
Characteristic (n=475)OR (95% CI)Std. errorP value
Constant0.080.54<0.001
Age1.01 (1.00 to 1.03)0.010.086
Gender
 Male1.09 (0.69 to 1.72)0.230.704
 FemaleReference
Psychiatric disorders according to ICD-10
 Mental and behavioural disorders due to psychoactive substance use (excluding nicotine)1.88 (1.09 to 3.26)0.280.023*
 Schizophrenia, schizotypal and delusional disorders3.14 (1.71 to 5.78)0.31<0.001*
 Affective disorders0.83 (0.45 to 1.54)0.310.559
 Neurotic, stress-related and somatoform disorders0.85 (0.42 to 1.71)0.360.643
 Personality disorders2.60 (1.50 to 4.48)0.280.001*
Housing type
 Homeless participant group1.49 (0.79 to 2.79)0.320.215
 Sociotherapeutic facilities participant group1.89 (1.12 to 3.21)0.270.018*
(ii) Length of stay
Characteristic (n=475)
Unstandardised coefficientsStandardised coefficientsP value
B (95% CI)Std. errorBeta
Constant3.33 (2.98 to 3.67)0.18<0.001
Age5.48 (−0.01 to 0.01)<0.01<0.010.984
Gender
 Male0.09 (−0.07 to 0.24)0.080.040.287
 FemaleReference
Psychiatric disorders according to ICD-10
 Mental and behavioural disorders due to psychoactive substance use (excluding nicotine)−0.46 (−0.65 to −0.27)0.1−0.24<0.001*
 Schizophrenia, schizotypal and delusional disorders0.46 (0.24 to 0.68)0.110.21<0.001*
 Affective disorders0.65 (0.45 to 0.84)0.10.3<0.001*
 Neurotic, stress-related and somatoform disorders0.24 (0.02 to 0.47)0.110.090.035*
 Personality disorders0.12 (−0.08 to 0.32)0.10.050.226
Housing type
 Homeless participant group†−0.27 (−0.49 to −0.04)0.12−0.10.021*
 Sociotherapeutic facilities participant group†−0.22 (−0.41 to −0.02)0.1−0.090.029*
  • *Significant.

  • †In reference to apartment participant group.