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The Prevalence of Obesity For Schizophrenia Inpatients in Taiwan

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
TsaoTun Psychiatric Center, Department of Health, Taiwan Identifier:
First received: July 26, 2010
Last updated: July 27, 2010
Last verified: July 2010
This study is the first hospital-based, cross-sectional study to discuss the prevalence of obesity among 710 inpatients with schizophrenia.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: The Prevalence of Obesity For Schizophrenia Inpatients in Taiwan

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Further study details as provided by TsaoTun Psychiatric Center, Department of Health, Taiwan:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Body mass index (BMI) [ Time Frame: cross-sectional study, check one time ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • waist circumference [ Time Frame: cross-sectional study, check for one time ]

Enrollment: 710
Study Start Date: March 2010
Study Completion Date: March 2010
Primary Completion Date: March 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Inpatient schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder


Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 72 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
710 adult schizophrenia patients living in the chronic ward in Tsau-Tun psychiatric center during the first week in March 2010

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. diagnosis as ICD 295
  2. Living in rehabilitation ward during 2010/03/22~2010/04/02

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01170689

Tsao-Tun Psychiatric Center
Nan-Tou, Taiwan
Sponsors and Collaborators
TsaoTun Psychiatric Center, Department of Health, Taiwan
Principal Investigator: Ching Han-Yi, MD Tsaotun Psychiatric Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Han-Yi Ching, Psaotun psychiatric center,department of health Identifier: NCT01170689     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Tsao-Tun Psychiatric Center
Study First Received: July 26, 2010
Last Updated: July 27, 2010

Keywords provided by TsaoTun Psychiatric Center, Department of Health, Taiwan:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Nutrition Disorders
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms
Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on May 25, 2017