Table 1

Schizophrenia-like psychosis (SLP): first contacts, April 1995—April 2000

Sample group Total population Number of patients with SLP Annual first-contact rates of SLP (95% Cl)
Total males 12 369 17 27.4 (14.1-40.8)
Total females 18 184 44 48.3 (33.8-63.0)
British-born males 11 099 4 7.21 (0.001-14.4)
British-born females 16 790 21 25.01 (14.1-35.9)
African- and Caribbean-born males 1044 9 172.4 (57.9-286.8)
African- and Caribbean-born females 1051 17 323.5 (167.8-479.1)
‘ Other’ males 226 4 353.9 (3.1-704)
‘ Other’ females 343 6 349.8 (66.7-632.9)