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Table 2 Demographic and clinical characteristics of suicide attempters who attempt suicide by jumping

From: Possible factors influencing the duration of hospital stay in patients with psychiatric disorders attempting suicide by jumping

Characteristic F2 (n = 37) Except for F2 (n = 76) p values (z)
Age 41.9 ± 11.7 35.1 ± 16.3 .009 (2.6)
Gender (Male/Female) 9 / 28 16 / 60 .69 (0.2)a
Education (years) 12.5 ± 1.5b 11.6 ± 2.2 .014 (2.5)
Antipsychotic (+/−) 23 / 14 29 / 47 .016 (5.8)a
At the first visit (years) 29.9 ± 10.8 30.6 ± 16.3 .57 (0.6)
Duration of psychiatric treatment (years) 11.3 ± 10.7 4.5 ± 6.8 .001 (3.4)
Mean hospital stay 125.7 ± 63.9 83.6 ± 63.2 <.001 (3.7)
Height (floor) 3.6 ± 1.6 3.8 ± 1.9 .83 (−0.2)
Total numbers of injured parts 3.2 ± 1.2 2.6 ± 1.2 .017 (2.4)
Details of injured body parts
 Head (+/−) 18 / 19 (48.6%) 24 / 52 (31.6%) .078 (3.1)a
 Chest (+/−) 17 / 20 (46.0%) 27 / 49 (35.5%) .29 (1.1)a
 Abdomen (+/−) 9 / 28 (24.3%) 13 / 63 (17.1%) .36 (0.83)a
 Spine (+/−) 21 / 16 (56.8%) 44 / 32 (57.9%) .91 (<0.1)a
 Pelvis (+/−) 18 / 19 (48.6%) 28 / 48 (36.8%) .23 (1.4)a
 Arm (+/−) 6 / 31 (16.2%) 20 / 56 (26.3%) .23 (1.4)a
 Leg (+/−) 28 / 9 (75.7%) 41 / 35 (53.9%) .026 (4.9)a
  1. Mean ± SD are shown. a χ 2 test, b n = 36