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G5 Arlene Dizon 06/18/09 III-Neon A Statistical Study of the Influence of Marriage on the Hospital Care of the Mentally Sick A statistical study of some 8,000 admissions to mental hospitals in Greater London has been made with a view to exhibiting differences between single and married persons in respect of hospital care. It was found that the first admission rates of single persons are much higher than those of married persons in similar age, sex and diagnostic categories; for example the age-standardized first admission rate of single men with schizophrenia was 6 times as high as that for married men. The ratios of single to married age-standardized rates for other diagnostic groups of male and female patients varied from 1 · 5 to 3 · 7. The hospital care received by the patients was measured by ( a ) the duration of the survey admission; ( b ) the termination of the survey admission; ( c ) the re-admission rates; ( d ) the total time spent in hospital over a follow-up period of at least two
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This note was uploaded on 07/12/2009 for the course BSE BIOLOG 5269-25 taught by Professor 5470369 during the Spring '09 term at Kings University College.

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