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Table 2 Summary of findings of clinic-based studies of proportional representation among the clinic population

From: Child mental health differences amongst ethnic groups in Britain: a systematic review

Ethnic group No. populations Proportional representation of minority group relative to their share of the base population
   Evidence of under-representation relative to the base population Represented as expected relative to the base population Evidence of over-representation relative to the base population
Black Caribbean 1 0 1 0
Black African 1 0 1 0
'Black' 5 2 1 2
Indian 1 1 0 0
Pakistani 2 2 0 0
Bangladeshi 4 4 0 0
'South Asian' 6 3 2 1
  1. Notes: All differences significant at the 5% level