The Review Board Systems in Canada: An Overview of Results from the Mentally Disordered Accused Data Collection Study

Table 23 – Time in the System By Demographic Information, Diagnoses and Offence Type (Cases Admitted in 1992/93)

Gender
Demographic Information Less than 2 years N (row %) 2 years to 10 years N (row %) Greater than 10 years N (row %)
Male 203 (43.2%) 145 (30.9%) 122 (26.0%)
Female 50 (68.1%) 19 (26.1%) 4 ( 5.8%)

Aboriginal Status
Demographic Information Less than 2 years N (row %) 2 years to 10 years N (row %) Greater than 10 years N (row %)
Aboriginal 0 ( 0.0%) 5 (29.6%) 13 (70.4%)
Non-Aboriginal 253 (48.1%) 159 (30.3%) 114 (21.7%)

Primary Diagnoses
Demographic Information Less than 2 years N (row %) 2 years to 10 years N (row %) Greater than 10 years N (row %)
Schizophrenia 152 (41.9%) 131 (36.1%) 80 (22.1%)
Affective disorder 33 (39.3%) 17 (20.4%) 34 (40.3%)
Other 69 (69.9%) 17 (17.1%) 13 (13.0%)

Offence Type
Demographic Information Less than 2 years N (row %) 2 years to 10 years N (row %) Greater than 10 years N (row %)
Violent 203 (48.0%) 109 (25.7%) 111 (26.3%)
Sexual 11 (34.7%) 5 (16.9%) 15 (48.4%)
Non–violent 39 (43.5%) 50 (56.5%) 0 ( 0.0%)
TOTAL 253 (46.5%) 164 (30.2%) 127 (23.3%)
  • Percentages may not always total 100% due to rounding error.
  • Totals may not be exact due to the rounding of the weighted data.
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