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Table 1 Age-standardised mortality ratios (SMRs), stratified by gender, for mental disorder diagnoses in SLAM#

From: All-cause mortality among people with serious mental illness (SMI), substance use disorders, and depressive disorders in southeast London: a cohort study

  Standardised mortality ratio for deaths in 2007-09
(95% CI, number of deaths)
Diagnosis Total Male^ Female^
SMI - any 2.15 (1.95-2.36, n = 446)* 2.47 (2.17-2.80, n = 243)* 1.89 (1.64-2.17, n = 203)*
   Schizophrenia (F20) 2.25 (2.01-2.51, n = 322)* 2.78 (2.40-3.19, n = 196)* 1.74 (1.45-2.07, n = 126)*
   Schizoaffective disorders (F25) 2.52 (1.83-3.39, n = 44)* 2.35 (1.35-3.86, n = 16)* 2.88 (1.91-4.16, n = 28)*
   Bipolar affective disorder (F31) 1.95 (1.60-2.35, n = 108)* 1.76 (1.27-2.37, n = 43)* 2.21 (1.71-2.82, n = 65)*
Substance use disorders (F10 - F19) 4.17 (3.75-4.64, n = 348)* 3.60 (3.17-4.07, n = 254)* 4.67 (3.78-5.72, n = 94)*
Depressive episode and recurrent depressive disorder (F32 - F33) 1.29 (1.19-1.40, n = 620)* 1.53 (1.36-1.72, n = 284)* 1.18 (1.06-1.31, n = 336)*
  1. # Compared to the population of England and Wales in 2008
  2. * P-value <0.05
  3. ^ Standardised by gender- and age-specific mortality rates, separately (27 missing values for gender)