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Table 2 Comparison of number of cases and raw incidence rates in urban and rural centres and rural towns of different sizes

From: Rural-urban variation in incidence of psychosis in France: a prospective epidemiologic study in two contrasted catchment areas

  Affective psychoses Non-affective psychoses All psychoses
  Number of cases Incidencea(raw) Number of cases Incidencea(raw) Number of cases Incidencea(raw)
Urban area 38 14.26 56 21.76 94 36.40
Rural area (global) 13 5.73 26 b 11.45 39 17.18
Rural area (biggest towns) 7 9.51 17 23.09 24 32.59
Rural area (medium towns) 4 5.15 6 7.73 10 12.88
Rural area (smallest towns) 2 2.64 1 1.32 3 3.96
  1. aPer 100000 at risk subjects*year.
  2. bIncludes 2 homeless subjects.