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Table 6 Numbers and rates of non-attendance or patient cancellation per 100 recorded contacts by ethnicity (crude and standardised by age and deprivation)

From: Differences in access and utilisation of mental health services in the perinatal period for women from ethnic minorities—a population-based study

  Ethnicity Any individual recorded contact with a mental health team, n Number of contacts that were not attended or cancelled by the patient, n Crude DNA rate (per 100 contacts) Standardised DNA rate (per 100 contacts)
Rate 95% LCL 95% UCL Rate LCL UCL
A White British 166,947 27,624 16.5 16.4 16.7 16.6 16.4 16.8
B Irish 1734 188 10.8* 9.3 12.4 19.5 13.8 25.1
C Other White backgrounds 16,308 2238 13.7* 13.2 14.3 14.8* 14.1 15.6
D White and Black Caribbean 2041 399 19.5* 17.6 21.5 20.5* 16.9 24.1
E White and Black African 693 143 20.6* 17.3 24.0 22.6 14.6 30.5
F White and Asian 525 67 12.8* 9.7 15.8 22.3 13.0 31.6
G Other mixed backgrounds 2162 370 17.1 15.4 18.9 17.2 14.4 19.9
H Indian 3591 493 13.7* 12.5 14.9 16.0 13.3 18.7
J Pakistani 7102 897 12.6* 11.8 13.5 12.7* 11.3 14.1
K Bangladeshi 3737 519 13.9* 12.7 15.1 14.3 12.0 16.6
L Other Asian backgrounds 3774 445 11.8* 10.7 12.9 16.6 13.1 20.0
M Caribbean 3438 636 18.5* 17.1 19.9 20.1* 17.6 22.6
N African 6481 890 13.7* 12.8 14.6 13.7* 11.6 15.7
P Any other Black backgrounds 2171 409 18.8* 17.0 20.7 19.1 16.1 22.1
R Chinese 780 82 10.5* 8.2 12.8 21.9 9.8 33.9
S Other ethnic groups 7682 1099 14.3* 13.5 15.2 15.4 14.2 16.6
  Not recorded 1925 389 20.2* 18.2 22.2 21.9 19.3 24.6
  Total 231,091        
  1. LCL lower confidence limit, UCL upper confidence limit
  2. *Proportion is significantly different (p < 0.05) from the White British group