O5.7. RISK OF DIABETIC COMPLICATIONS AND SUBSEQUENT MORTALITY AMONG INDIVIDUALS WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA AND DIABETES MELLITUS: A NATIONWIDE POPULATION-BASED REGISTER STUDY

Anita Tønder Nielsen, Mogens Vestergaard, Trine Munk-Olsen, Jette Kolding Kristensen, Thomas Munk Laursen
2018 Schizophrenia Bulletin  
Results: A total of 6.8% (87/1287) of persons died of natural causes. There were 70 deaths in the schizophrenia and 17 in the bipolar disorder participants. The mean age at death of those who died from natural causes was 56.7 years (range 19.4 -79.1 years). The standardized mortality ratio (SMR), the age-adjusted ratio of the number of observed deaths in this study sample to that expected in the general population, was 2.57 (95% CI 1.24 -4.75). Natural cause mortality was predicted in a
more » ... iate model by baseline cigarette smoking (RR=6.29, 95% CI 1.41, 3.72, p=0.00076); divorced or widowed status (RR=1.90, CI 1.21, 2.99); reduced cognitive score (RR=0.73, CI 0.61, 0.87); receipt of antidepressant medication (RR=1.74, CI 1.12, 2.71); elevated levels of antibodies to Epstein Barr Virus (EBV)
doi:10.1093/schbul/sby015.221 fatcat:bm4azyhpfzf2nepq3kn7k5jpby