Table 1

Demographic Characteristics of the Service User Sample (N = 21) and a CIEIS comparison

Characteristics

Category

Respondents n (%)

Overall CIEIS (%)*


Gender

Female

6 (28.6%)

40%

Male

15 (71.4%)

60%

Age

Mean age

26.5 (SD 5.07)

23.5 (SD 5.57)

Ethnicity

White British

3 (14.3%)

41.1%

White Other

4 (19%)

14.2%

Black African

3 (14.3%)

14.2%

Black Caribbean

5 (23.8%)

5.8%

Asian Bangladeshi

4 (19%)

7.4%

Mixed Race

2 (9.5%)

7.5%

DUP

Median DUP (days)

106

118

< 3 months

10/21 (48%)

48/117 (41%)


SD = Standard deviation.

* Figures are based on overall CIEIS service user statistics in 2009.

Tanskanen et al. BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:157   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-11-157

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