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Table 3 Risk factors within outcome groups (low, moderate and high-risk events) in 90-days

From: Risk stratification using data from electronic medical records better predicts suicide risks than clinician assessments

  Low (n = 7,002) Moderate (n = 247) High (n = 150)
Demographics    
Male (%) 48.9 64.4 45.3
Divorced/separated (%) 10.8 12.2 18.7
Unemployed (%) 7.2 14.6 15.3
Pensioner/retired (%) 18.9 25.5 19.3
Postcode change in past 12 months (%) 33.0 39.3 46.7
Admitted before risk assessment    
In past 3 months (%) 23.7 45.3 36.0
In past 3–6 months (%) 14.6 25.5 27.3
In past 6–12 months (%) 19.3 37.3 29.3
ED visited before risk assessment    
In past 3 months (%) 52.0 74.5 74.7
In past 3–6 months (%) 16.8 30.4 32.0
In past 6–12 months (%) 21.9 37.3 38.0
Prior moderate lethality risk event    
In past 3 months (%) 9.9 31.6 29.3
In past 3–6 months (%) 3.7 15.0 9.3
In past 6–12 months (%) 5.0 22.7 18.0
Prior high lethality risk event    
In past 3 months (%) 4.5 7.7 24.0
In past 3–6 months (%) 1.5 2.0 8.0
In past 6–12 months (%) 1.9 6.5 7.3
Prior mental health within 12 months    
Alcohol abuse (%) 4.6 27.1 15.3
Depressive episode (%) 5.4 9.3 14.0