Table 1

Cohort charactersitics

General population
comparison (n = 219 387)
Bipolar disorder
(n = 17 341)
Schizophrenia
(n = 22 497)
Women, n (%)102 037 (46.51)102 02 (58.83)8499 (37.78)
Age at start of follow-up, years: median (IQR)41.35 (31.75–54.20)42.76 (32.59–56.43)42.51 (32.34–56.51)
Age at first mention diagnosis, years: median (IQR)38.00 (28.14–50.47)30.00 (23.12–41.00)
Follow-up years, median (IQR)2.00 (0.77–4.32)2.32 (0.93–5.12)2.47 (0.94–5.53)
Died, n (%)6279 (2.86)1266 (7.30)2061 (9.16)
Primary care contacts per year, median (IQR)7.19 (2.39–18.89)14.59 (7.86–27.13)11.36 (5.98–20.84)
Ethnicity, n (%)
    White British180 690 (82.36)15 024 (86.64)18 648 (82.89)
    White Other20 792 (9.48)1465 (8.45)1753 (7.79)
    Black5091 (2.32)235 (1.36)981 (4.36)
    Asian8464 (3.86)330 (1.90)635 (2.82)
    Other or mixed4350(1.98)287 (1.66)480 (2.13)
Social deprivation at baseline, quintiles of UK
Townsend score: n (%)
    1 (least deprived)38 404 (17.51)2696 (15.55)2142 (9.52)
    238 862 (17.71)2932 (16.91)2780 (12.36)
    345 679 (20.82)3742 (21.58)4127 (18.34)
    447 633 (21.71)4128 (23.80)5932 (26.37)
    5 (most deprived)41 971 (19.13)3416 (19.70)6695 (29.76)
    Missing6838 (3.12)427 (2.46)821 (3.65)
Recorded during follow-up, n (%)
    Smoking55 531 (25.31)6503 (37.50)10 406 (46.26)
    Obesity45 447 (20.72)5911 (34.09)7801 (34.68)
    Hypercholesterolemia33 867 (15.44)3800 (21.91)4398 (19.55)
    Hypertension71 194 (32.45)6494 (37.45)8047 (35.77)
    Diabetes mellitus14 061 (6.41)1851 (10.67)2986 (13.27)