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Table 4 Correlation between quantitative variables and length of coercive measures. The Kruskal-Wallis Test

From: Clinical and demographic characteristics of secluded and mechanically restrained mentally ill patients: a retrospective study

Variables Correlation Coefficient (hours) P
Number of patients in ward −0.10 0.830
Age of patients −0.119 0.008
Origin of the patient   0.488
Years of education   0.433
Number of hospitalizations −0.189 < 0.001
Duration of hospitalization −0.255 < 0.001
Number of academic male nurses −0.97 0.032
Number of academic female nurses −0.128 0.004