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Table 3 Results of a χ2 analysis for suicide methods identifying types of suicide intent and their association with gender

From: A cross-national study on gender differences in suicide intent

  Gender Non-Habitual Deliberate Self-Harm (DSH) [%](SR) Para-suicidal Pause (SP) [%](SR) Para-suicidal Gesture (SG) [%](SR) Serious Suicide Attempt (SSA) [%](SR) P value Total
Intentional drug overdose n = 3542 Male 116 [9.5%]* 210 [17.3%] 239 [19.7%]* 650 [53.5%]** .004a 1215
Female 275 [11.8%]* 404 [17.4%] 537 [23.1%]* 1111 [47.7%]**   2327
Intentional self-poisoning by other means n = 395 Male 18 [8.7%] 21 [10.1%] 40 [19.2%] 129 [62.0%] .403a 208
Female 12 [6.4%] 22 [11.8%] 47 [25.1%] 106 [56.7%]   187
Hanging n = 181 Male 2 [1.6%] 10 [7.9%] 13 [10.2%] 102 [80.3%] .944a 127
Female 1 [1.9%] 3 [5.6%] 5 [9.3%] 45 [83.3%]   54
  1. Included cases refer to persons with valid gender data who had not changed their gender
  2. p significance level, SR standardized residual
  3. + p < .10; *p < .05; **p < .01; ***p < .001
  4. aAccording to the results of a X2-test