Table 2

Antipsychotic prescribing for patients with schizophrenia at the four hospitals

High secure
hospital
Medium secure hospitalsLow secure
hospital
12CombinedTotal
Regular first-generation antipsychotic only, n (%)
Oral6 (4)2 (4)0 (0)2 (2)2 (5)10 (4)
Depot17 (12)7 (13)8 (24)15 (17)9 (22)41 (15)
Regular second-generation antipsychotic only,a n (%)
Oral59 (42)8 (15)10 (30)18 (21)11 (27)88 (33)
Depot1 (1)9 (17)0 (0)9 (10)6 (15)16 (6)
Clozapine only, n (%)33 (24)18 (34)10 (30)28 (33)8 (20)69 (26)
Total, n13953338640265
  • a. Excluding clozapine.