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Table 1 Prevalence of mental health comorbidities and demographic characteristics within a cohort of individuals with opioid use

From: The opioid crisis: past, present and future policy climate in Ontario, Canada

  MH dx no MH dx Total
N 55,416 8117 63,533
% of total 87.22% 12.78%  
Sex
 Male 20,988 1903 22,891
37.87% 23.44% 36.03%
 Female 34,428 6214 40,642
62.13% 76.56% 63.97%
Age group
 15–34 28,273 4905 33,178
51.02% 60.43%  
 35–59 25,588 2985 28,573
46.17% 36.77%  
 60+ 1555 227 1782
2.81% 2.80%  
Rurality
 Urban residence 48,689 6745 55,434
87.86% 83.10%  
 Rural residence 6696 1367 8063
12.08% 16.84%  
Income quintile
 1 (lowest) 19,367 2724 22,091
34.95% 33.56% 34.77%
Northern Ontario 7767 1470 9237
14.02% 18.11% 14.54%
HIV 569 30 599
1.03% 0.37% 0.94%
Overall Mortality 2506 207 2713
4.52% 2.55% 4.27%
  1. Ontario, Canada data, derived from administrative health data gathered by the Institute of Clinical and Evaluative Sciences