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Table 1 Population profile of Intervention and Control Areas

From: Don’t turn your back on the symptoms of psychosis: the results of a proof-of-principle, quasi-experimental intervention to reduce duration of untreated psychosis

  Intervention area (10 Wards) Control area (9 Wards)
Population 249,813 217,500
Gender 120,731 (48.3 %) Male 105,147 (48.3 %) Male
129,082 (51.6 %) Female 112,353 (51.6 %) Female
Persons aged 0–24 91,641 (36.6 %) 68,210 (31.3 %)
Ethnicity 193,612 (77.5 %) White British 175,946 (80.8 %) White British
26,715 (10.6 %) Asian/Asian British 18,344 (8.4 %) Asian/Asian British
14,073 (5.6 %) Black/Black British 13,570 (6.2 %) Black/Black British
11,873 (4.7 %) Multiple Ethnicity 8,340 (3.8 %) Multiple Ethnicity
3,540 (1.4 %) Arab/Other 1,300 (0.5 %) Arab/Other