# Table 4 Differences between men and women with bipolar disorder

Variable Men, n (%) Women, n (%) Difference 95% CI (Pvalue)
Total 1,021 (39.5) 1,561 (60.5)
Age, mean (SD) 52.4 (15.1) 55.8 (15.2) −3.4 (2.2 to 4.5) (P <0.001)
Deprivation, mean (SD) −0.40 (3.2) −0.25 (3.4) 0.15 (−0.3 to 1.2) (P = 0.27)
Age group:
18 to 24 20 (2.0) 25 (1.6) 0.4 (−0.3 to 0.7) (P = 0.49)
25 to 34 111 (10.9) 106 (6.8) 4.1 (1.8 to 6.2) (P <0.001)
35 to 44 195 (19.1) 250 (16.0) 3.1 (1.1 to 6.1) (P = 0.4)
45 to 54 253 (24.8) 373 (23.9) 0.9 (−0.4 to 2.4) (P = 0.60)
55 to 64 214 (21.0) 333 (21.3) −0.3 (−0.2 to 3.5) (P = 0.82)
65 to 74 136 (13.3) 274 (17.6) 4.3 (1.3 to 7.1) (P <0.001)
75 and over 92 (9.0) 200 (12.8) 3.8 (1.3 to 6.9) (P <0.001)
Deprivation quintile
1 (least deprived) 207 (20.3) 306 (19.6) 0.7 (−0.3 to 2.4) (P = 0.67)
2 228 (22.3) 342 (21.9) 0.4 (−0.3 to 2.8) (P = 0.80)
3 230 (22.5) 351 (22.5) 0.0 (−3.4 to 3.3) (P = 0.98)
4 213 (20.9) 301 (19.3) 1.6 (−0.4 to 2.3) (P = 0.33)
5 (most deprived) 143 (14.0) 261 (16.7) −2.7 (−1.1 to 5.5) (P = 0.06)
Multimorbidity:
No physical comorbidity 430 (42.1) 499 (32.0) 10.1 (6.3 to 13.9) (P <0.001)
One physical comorbidity 399 (25.8) 263 (25.6) 0.2 (−3.2 to −3.1) (P = 0.91)
Two physical comorbidities 154 (15.1) 273 (17.4) −2.3 (−0.1 to 5.4) (P = 0.10)
Three physical comorbidities 174 (17.0) 390 (25.0) −8.0 (4.6 to 11.1) (P <0.001)