Year: 1977 Source: British Journal of Psychiatry, v.131, (1977), p.497-503 SIEC No: 19820542

Schizophrenic patients in treatment with the Hawaii state system have been followed from 1962 to 1972. This cohort includes 1,689 persons: out-patients as well as in-patients; of Japanese, Caucasian, part-Hawaiian, Filipino, Chinese & other ancestries. After ten years, 60% remain registered with the Hawaii Mental Health Division; 14% are found living in the state; 12% are lost to follow-up and 14% have died. Mortality is analysed for all causes by comparison with similar groups of gen. pop.