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Table 3 Socio-demographic characteristics and their correlations with suicidal behaviors among Moroccan school students

From: Suicidal behaviors among Moroccan school students: prevalence and association with socio-demographic characteristics and psychoactive substances use: a cross-sectional study

  Past month death wish Past month self-harm wish Past month suicide ideation Past month suicide plan Past month suicide attempt Lifetime suicide attempts
  (%) P value (%) P value (%) P value (%) P value (%) P value (%) P value
Gender   <0.0001   <0.001   <0.0001   0.004   0.02   <0.0001
 Boys 17.5 12.6 10.9 5.1 5.5 7.8
 Girls 36.8 17.1 20.9 7.6 7.4 13.5
Age (years)   0.003   0.03   0.04   0.3   0.7   0.1
 11–14 22.3 12 12.8 6.5 6.7 10.8
 15–18 28.8 15.9 16.6 6.5 6.5 10.9
 19–23 25.4 14.7   17.1   4.4   5.6   7.6  
School level   0.009   0.2   0.3   <0.0001   <0.0001   0.001
 Middle school 24.8 15.2 15.4 7.7 7.9 12.2
 High school 28.8 14.3 16.1 4.6 4.7 8.5
School location   <0.0001   0.01   <0.0001   0.06   0.1   0.03
 Rural 20.4 12.3 11.1 5 5.6 8.7
 Urban 28.7 15.6 17.3 6.7 6.8 11.2
Parents’ marital status   <0.0001   0.007   0.001   0.01   <0.0001   0.1
 Married 25.4 14 14.9 5.8 5.9 10.2
 Divorced 37.7 22.6 24.8 13.2 16 15.1
 Widowed 33.3 17.4 15.9 8 8.7 13.1
 Separated 45.2 24.2 30.6 9.7 8.1 9.7
Father education   0.016   0.004   0.01   0.1   0.006   0.4
 Illiterate 25.6 13.7 14.2 5.8 6.4 9.8
 Primary 27 15.4 15.9 5.7 5.9 11.4
 Secondary 30 17.5 19.1 8 8.5 11.4
 University and above 20.8 9.3 12.2 4.5 2.9 8.6
Mother education   0.07   0.1   0.2   0.9   0.03   0.07
 Illiterate 26.2 14.9 15 6 6.7 10.5
 Primeray 24.5 12.7 14.5 6.2 4 8.4
 Secondary 31 16.5 18.5 6.8 7.8 13.1
 University and above 23.4 9.9 14.2 5.7 3.5 7.7
Father employment   0.3   0.06   0.2   0.1   0.2   0.06
 Unemployed 33.3 22.2 22.2 11.1 8.6 12.3
 Employed 26.2 14.2 15.5 6.1 6.5 10.9
 Retired 25.3 17.2 14.6 5.2 4.3 6
Mother employment   0.07   0.1   0.01   0.1   0.07   0.09
 Employed 30.5 16.8 15 8.2 8.6 13.1
 Unemployed 26.2 14.3 20.5 6 6.1 10.2
Family income   <0.0001   <0.0001   <0.0001   0.08   0.001   0.01
  ≤ 300 £ 34.1 22.8 23.1 8.4 9.6 13.9
 301–1000 £ 25.1 12.4 14.1 5.7 5.4 9.5
  ≥ 1000 £ 25 18.1 13.1 5.7 9.1 12.4