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One thousand six hundred and fifty-one subjects were socially integrated in some degree or other at the time of intake. At the time of followup, this figure rose to 1713 (98.2%) indicating an improvement in the degree of social integration. On the other hand, the figure of 94 subjects (5.4%) who were not socially integrated or socially isolated at the time of intake fell to 32 (1.8%) thereby indicating an improvement in the degree of their integration. On the whole, an assessment at j'ollowup indicates a signficant improvement in the social integration of the subjects. These are largely due to the various rehabilitation measures (family, recreational, nutritional, educational and social) undertaken as confirmed by the Sub-Sample Study II findings (See later). (Table 8)

On the psychosocial variables of 'family jointness', 'family integration' and 'social integration', the outcome data indicate a statistically significant improvement in the areas of family and social integration and not in family jointness.

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