Table 1 Registrant characteristics and computed standard mortality ratios (SMRs)
Total n (%)SMR (95% CI)
Survivors209
Deaths45 (100)3.28 (2.40–4.39)
 Male31 (68.9)2.85 (1.93–4.04)
 Female14 (31.1)4.98 (2.72–8.35)
Cause of death
 Natural death33 (73.3)
 Cancer10 (22.2)1.94 (0.93–3.57)
 Cardiovascular disease9 (20.0)5.09 (2.33–9.66)
 Other diseases14 (31.1)
 Suicide5 (11.1)7.38 (2.40–17.22)
 Accident2 (4.4)
 Unknown5 (11.1)
Sudden death15 (33.3)
Accommodation after discharge
 Independent living17 (37.8)
 Group home25 (55.6)
 Nursing home2 (4.4)
 Living with family1 (2.2)
Financial status
 Social welfare29 (64.4)
 Disability benefits24 (53.3)
 Both14 (31.1)
 Unknown2 (4.4)
Marital status
 Never married22 (48.9)
 Were married (including divorced)13 (28.9)
 Unknown10 (22.2)
Cigarette smoking
 Smoker22 (48.9)
 Non-smoker18 (40.0)
 Unknown5 (11.1)
Medical treatment
 Regular psychiatric visits45 (100.0)
 Regular medical visits27 (60.0)
Unattended death12 (26.7)
  • CI, confidence interval; SMR, standard mortality ratio.