Table 2

Population at risk, number of syncopal episodes, one-year incidence rate and one-year prevalence of syncope in the British Army, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy/Royal Marines and the total UK Armed Forces

Population at riskSyncopal cases (n)One-year incidence rate per 1000 person-yearsOne-year prevalence (%)
British Army42 75945710.71.1
State ceremonial and public duties35365615.81.6
Training establishments9365535.660.6
Royal Navy/Royal Marines10 84611310.41.0
Royal Air Force13 9321208.60.9
Triservice65877411.21.1
British Forces Cyprus/Gibraltar19793316.71.7
UK Armed Forces76 10379710.51.0
  • Triservice units and triservice overseas units (British Forces Cyprus/Gibraltar) are also detailed. The population at risk, number of syncopal cases, one-year incidence rate and one-year prevalence are detailed for the British Army units that undertake state ceremonial and public duties, and training establishments.