Table 1

Pooled prevalances for psychosis and major depression in prisoners

VariablePsychosis, %
(95% CI)
Major depression, %
(95% CI)
Overall3.7 (3.2–4.1)11.4 (9.9–12.8)
Gender of inmates
 Male3.6 (3.1–4.2)10.2 (8.8–11.7)
 Female3.9 (2.7–5.0)14.1 (10.2–18.1)
Prisoner status
 Sentenced prisoners3.7 (3.0–4.2)10.5 (8.8–12.1)
 Remand prisoners (detainees)3.5 (4.2–6.8)12.3 (9.5–15.1)
Country
 Low/middle income5.5 (4.2–6.8)22.5 (10.6–34.4)
 High income3.5 (3.0–3.9)10.0 (8.7–11.2)