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Table 1 Estimated disparity in police use of force and suspect injury for persons with serious mental illness (PwSMI) in Census tracts and police precincts relative to persons without serious mental illness (relative risk)

From: Measuring disparities in police use of force and injury among persons with serious mental illness

  Use of Force Suspect Injury
Census Tract Police Precinct Census Tract Police Precinct
PwSMI 11.59 10.18 10.70 11.59
(10.7, 12.55) (8.85, 11.82) (9.58, 11.82) (9.87, 13.74)
2012 0.87 0.90 0.84 0.89
(0.74, 1.02) (0.64, 1.27) (0.67, 1.06) (0.61, 1.27)
2013 1.34 1.38 1.40 1.42
(1.13, 1.57) (0.96, 1.97) (1.12, 1.77) (0.97, 2.05)
2014 1.32 1.32 1.34 1.34
(1.13, 1.57) (0.91, 1.88) (1.06, 1.68) (0.9, 1.95)
2015 1.20 1.27 1.31 1.31
(1.02, 1.42) (0.9, 1.8) (1.05, 1.63) (0.9, 1.92)
2016 1.02 1.46 0.90 1.34
(0.84, 1.22) (0.96, 2.2) (0.7, 1.15) (0.84, 2.1)
σβ 1.61 1.12 1.7 1.22
Φ 1.23 3.27 0.85 2.92
N 5978 268 5978 268
  1. Notes: Data from the National Justice Database and several public police departments. Numbers in parentheses give 95% credible intervals