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Table 2 Rate and cause of death and socioeconomic profile of the deceased SMI group compared to Glasgow City and Scottish Populations (2006-2010)

From: Impact of socioeconomic deprivation on rate and cause of death in severe mental illness

  Combined SMI group (n = 230) Glasgow City (n = 8,094) P1 Scotland (n = 54,590) P2
Cause of death (n, %)      
Cerebrovascular disease 8 (3.5%) 304 (3.8%) p = 0.833 2186 (4.0%) p = 0.685
Cardiovascular disease 34 (14.8% 1069 (13.2%) p = 0.546 7465 (13.7%) p = 0.626
Cancer 33 (14.3%) 2211 (27.3%) p < 0.001 18129 (33.2%) p < 0.001
Respiratory disease 24 (10.4%) 606 (7.5%) p = 0.096 3451 (6.3%) p = 0.001
Alcohol Related 15 (6.5%) 1032 (12.8%) p = 0.005 5319 (9.7%) p = 0.099
Accidental deaths 11 (4.8%) 400 (4.9%) p = 0.912 2882 (5.3%) p = 0.734
Suicide 34 (14.8%) 568 (7.0%) p < 0.001 3533 (6.5%) p < 0.001
Mental & behavioural disorder due to drugs 18 (7.8%) 412 (5.1%) p = 0.065 1756 (3.2%) p < 0.001
Other 53 (23.0%) 1492 (18.4%) p = 0.076 9869 (18.1%) p = 0.05
Male (n,%) 156 (67.8%) 5218 (64.5%) p = 0.298 33772 (61.9%) p = 0.063
Deaths/age group (n, %)      
16-24 3 (1.3) 238 (2.9) p = 0.144 1902 (3.5) p = 0.07
25-34 18 (7.8) 559 (6.9) p = 0.588 3186 (5.8) p < 0.001
35-44 38 (16.5) 1250 (15.4) p = 0.656 6841 (12.5) p < 0.001
45-54 72 (31.3) 2171 (26.8) p = 0.131 13841 (25.4) p = 0.039
55-64 99 (43.0) 3876 (47.9) p = 0.147 28820 (52.8) p = 0.003
Deaths/Socioeconomic Status (n, %)      
1-Most affluent 11 (4.8%) 257 (3.2%) p = 0.173 5974 (10.9%) p = 0.003
2- 15 (6.5%) 450 (5.6%) p = 0.531 8244 (15.1%) p = 0.0003
3- 34 (14.8%) 732 (9.0%) p = 0.003 10338 (18.9%) p = 0.108
4- 64 (27.8%) 1286 (15.9%) p < 0.001 12643 (23.2%) p = 0.09
5-Most deprived 106 (46.1%) 5369 (66.3%) p < 0.001 17391 (31.9%) p < 0.001
  1. P1 Chi squared combined SMI group vs. Glasgow City.
  2. P2 Chi squared combined SMI group vs. Scotland.