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Table 3 Age-standardised mortality ratios (SMRs), stratified by age group, 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 15 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65+ years old
SMI - any 4.47 (3.49-5.64, n = 71)* 3.10 (2.61-3.66, n = 140)* 1.60 (1.40-1.82, n = 235)*
   Schizophrenia (F20) 4.73 (3.52-6.22, n = 51)* 3.44 (2.82-4.16, n = 106)* 1.63 (1.39-1.89, n = 165)*
   Schizoaffective disorders (F25) 3.96 (1.81-7.52, n = 9)* 2.71 (1.48-4.55, n = 14)* 2.10 (1.30-3.21, n = 21)*
   Bipolar affective disorder (F31) 4.09 (2.38-6.54, n = 17)* 2.58 (1.77-3.64, n = 32)* 1.51 (1.15-1.95, n = 59)*
Substance use disorders (F10 - F19) 6.81 (5.77-7.98, n = 153)* 4.40 (3.70-5.20, n = 139)* 1.91 (1.44-2.48, n = 56)*
Depressive episode and recurrent depressive disorder (F32 - F33) 3.21 (2.40-4.20, n = 53)* 1.75 (1.35-2.22, n = 66)* 1.18 (1.08-1.28, n = 501)*
  1. # Compared to the population of England and Wales in 2008
  2. * P-value < 0.05