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Excess under 75 mortality rates in adults with serious mental illness - 2016 to 2018

Experimental statistics

Additional Age and Deprivation Breakdown Added

NHS Digital have expanded the 2016-18 Excess Mortality Indicator output to include additional breakdowns at England level for 10 year age groups and deprivation quintiles.

These were published on May 4, 2022.

4 May 2022 09:30 AM


This indicator is a measure of the extent to which adults with a serious mental illness (SMI) die younger than adults without a serious mental illness (nSMI).

To measure premature mortality in adults diagnosed with a serious mental illness (SMI).

Data published from August 2021 uses a new methodology which takes advantage of an improved person identifier which will allow the timeseries to be extended in the future. Comparisons should not be made with data published previously for this indicator using other methodologies.

Last edited: 3 May 2022 1:12 pm