Percentage of premature deaths among deaths in 2014, according to the diagnosis groups treated

September 2018


Reading: There is a high proportion of premature deaths among individuals with mental disorders, occurring before the age of 65: 28% of the deaths in this population compared with 20% amongst beneficiaries of the French Statutory Health Insurance Scheme (Régime Général) and the sub-schemes (SLM, Sections locales mutualistes). Premature mortality was particularly high among individuals with disorders arising from the use of psychoactive substances, which represented 73% of the deaths, among persons with mental disorders, (43%), and for manic and bipolar disorders (35%).