Table 1

Sample Characteristics by Legal Status Group

CharacteristicsTotal Study PopulationLegal Status
No Short-Term Hold or Involuntary CommitmentShort-Term Hold OnlyShort-Term Hold With Involuntary Commitment
Age, y
 18–4355,573 (72.1)29,086 (65.9)24,145 (80.1)2,342 (84.3)
 44 or older21,475 (27.9)15,042 (34.1)5,997 (19.9)436 (15.7)
Sex
 Female42,759 (55.5)27,000 (61.2)14,671 (48.7)1,088 (39.2)
 Male34,289 (44.5)17,128 (38.8)15,471 (51.3)1,690 (60.8)
Race/ethnicity
 White32,533 (42.2)16,124 (36.5)14,869 (49.3)1,540 (55.4)
 Black15,879 (20.6)8,575 (19.4)6,590 (21.9)714 (25.7)
 Hispanic/Latinx27,589 (35.8)18,862 (42.7)8,236 (27.3)491 (17.7)
 Other race/ethnicity1,047 (1.4)567 (1.3)447 (1.5)33 (1.2)
Diagnosis
 Major depression39,696 (51.5)27,408 (62.1)11,626 (38.6)662 (23.8)
 Schizophrenia spectrum22,378 (29.0)9,070 (20.6)11,859 (39.3)1,449 (52.2)
 Bipolar disorder14,974 (19.4)7,650 (17.3)6,657 (22.1)667 (24.0)
Substance use disorder
 No66,274 (86.0)40,512 (91.8)23,808 (79.0)1,954 (70.3)
 Yes10,774 (14.0)3,616 (8.2)6,334 (21.0)824 (29.7)
Total77,048 (100.0)44,128 (100.0)30,142 (100.0)2,778 (100.0)
  • Data are presented as n (%).