Official Statistics

UK armed forces mental health annual statistics: financial year 2015/16

Statistical information on mental health among the UK armed forces.



These reports provide statistical information on mental health among the UK armed forces. They summarise referrals to the Ministry of Defence Departments of Community Mental Health (DCMHs) for outpatient care and new admissions to the MOD in-patient care contractor.

The video below provides an explanation of rate ratios and their use in the annual UK armed forces mental health report. The publication provides statistics on initial assessments for a new episode of care of service personnel at MOD Specialist Mental Health Services. The rate ratios have been used to determine if previous deployment to Iraq and/or Afghanistan was a risk factor

UK Armed Forces Mental Health: Ratio ratios explained

Published 16 June 2016
Last updated 16 June 2016 + show all updates
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