Table 130Psychoeducation vs. any control – subgroup analysis by format

Outcome or SubgroupkTotal NStatsEffect (95% CI)
4.2 Service outcome: 1. Re-hospitalisation (at end of treatment)2268RR (M-H, Fixed, 95% CI)0.76 [0.48, 1.21]
 4.2.1 At end of treatment (Group psychoeducation)2268RR (M-H, Fixed, 95% CI)0.76 [0.48, 1.21]
 4.2.2 At end of treatment (Individual psychoeducation)00RR (M-H, Fixed, 95% CI)Not estimable
4.3 Service Outcome: 1. Re-hospitalisation (at follow up)5754RR (M-H, Fixed, 95% CI)0.92 [0.82, 1.04]
 4.3.1 Up to 12 months FU (Group psychoeducation)4640RR (M-H, Fixed, 95% CI)0.93 [0.82, 1.04]
 4.3.2 Up to 12 months FU (Individual psychoeducation)1114RR (M-H, Fixed, 95% CI)0.87 [0.55, 1.38]
4.6 Global State: 1. Relapse (at follow up)5547RR (M-H, Fixed, 95% CI)0.90 [0.77, 1.05]
 4.6.1 Up to 12 months FU (Group psychoeducation)5547RR (M-H, Fixed, 95% CI)0.90 [0.77, 1.05]
 4.6.2 Up to 12 months FU (Individual psychoeducation)00RR (M-H, Fixed, 95% CI)Not estimable
4.8 Global State: 2. Continuous measures - GAF (signs reversed) (at follow up)2199SMD (IV, Random, 95% CI)−0.58 [−0.87, −0.30]
 4.8.1 Up to 12 months FU (Group psychoeducation)2199SMD (IV, Random, 95% CI)−0.58 [−0.87, −0.30]
 4.8.2 Up to 12 months FU (Individual psychoeducation)00SMD (IV, Random, 95% CI)Not estimable
4.10 Mental state: 1. Continuous measures - Total symptom score, BPRS, PANSS (lower = better) (at end of treatment)267SMD (IV, Random, 95% CI)−0.67 [−1.64, 0.31]
 4.10.1 Total symptom score (at end of treatment) (endpt means) (Group psychoeducation)267SMD (IV, Random, 95% CI)−0.67 [−1.64, 0.31]
 4.10.2 Total symptom score (at end of treatment) (endpt means) (Individual psychoeducation)00SMD (IV, Random, 95% CI)Not estimable
4.12 Mental State: 2. Continuous measures - Positive symptom score (PANSS, SAPS) (at end of treatment)5321SMD (IV, Random, 95% CI)−0.20 [−0.73, 0.33]
 4.12.1 PANSS, SAPS, BPRS positive subscale score (at end of treament) (Group psychoeducation)4293SMD (IV, Random, 95% CI)−0.26 [−0.89, 0.37]
 4.12.2 PANSS, SAPS, BPRS positive subscale score (at end of treament) (Individual psychoeducation)128SMD (IV, Random, 95% CI)0.05 [−0.70, 0.79]
4.14 Mental State: 3. Continuous measures - Negative symptom score (PANSS, SANS) (at end of treatment)5321SMD (IV, Random, 95% CI)−0.18 [−0.59, 0.24]
 4.14.1 PANSS, SANS, BPRS negative subscale (At end of treatment) (Group psychoeducation)4293SMD (IV, Random, 95% CI)−0.21 [−0.69, 0.28]
 4.14.2 PANSS, SANS, BPRS negative subscale (At end of treatment) (Individual psychoeducation)128SMD (IV, Random, 95% CI)0.01 [−0.73, 0.75]
4.50 Leaving the study early (at end of treatment)6639RR (M-H, Fixed, 95% CI)1.19 [0.91, 1.57]
 4.50.1 At end of treatment (Group psychoeducation)3428RR (M-H, Fixed, 95% CI)1.23 [0.91, 1.65]
 4.50.2 At end of treatment (individual psychoeducation)3211RR (M-H, Fixed, 95% CI)1.03 [0.47, 2.22]

From: 10, Clinical evidence summary tables

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