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Table 1 The distribution of the educational levels of the general medical (N = 969), and psychiatric (N = 501) groups

From: The five-item Brief-Symptom Rating Scale as a suicide ideation screening instrument for psychiatric inpatients and community residents

Educational level General medical n(%) Psychiatric n(%)
Illiterate 140 (14.45) 12 (2.40)
Elementary 188 (19.40) 69 (13.77)
High school 432 (44.58) 326 (65.07)
University or college 195 (20.12) 87 (17.37)
Graduate school 14 (1.44) 7 (1.40)