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Table 1 Assessment of intention by physicians and patients

From: Suicidal intention, psychosocial factors and referral to further treatment: A one-year cross-sectional study of self-poisoning

Physician's evaluation of intention Patient's evaluation of intention
  Intention to die
n (%)
To escape from problems
n (%)
To make an impact on personal relationships
n (%)
Substance use-related poisoning
n (%)
Unknown
n (%)
Total
n (%)
Definite suicide attempt 91 (34) - - - 1 (1) 92(10)
Possible suicide attempt 130 (48) 56 (33) 16 (24) 6 (3) 32 (17) 240 (26)
Appeal 46 (17) 95 (56) 50 (77) 4 (2) 37 (20) 232 (26)
Substance use-related poisoning 4 (1) 20 (12) - 202 (95) 118 (63) 344 (38)
Total 271 (100) 171 (100) 66 (100) 212 (100) 188 (100) 908 (100)