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Table 2 Demographic and Clinical Characteristics of Suicide attempters with and without psychiatric disorders

From: Personality traits and suicide attempts with and without psychiatric disorders: analysis of impulsivity and neuroticism

Characterisics Psychiatric disorders Analysis
  Presence of axis I psychiatric diagnosis No axis I psychiatric diagnosis Chi-Square Test
N = 167 85.2% N = 29 14.8% χ2(df = 1) p
Age group      7.07 0.03
 14–18 10 6.0 1 3.4   
 18–60 126 75.4 28 96.6   
 60+ 31 18.6 0 0   
Gender      1.71 0.19
 Female 113 67.7 16 55.2   
 Male 54 32.3 13 44.8   
Marital status      1.21 0.55
 Married 85 50.9 15 51.7   
 Never married 52 31.1 11 37.9   
 Divored/widowed/Sperated 30 18.0 3 10.3   
Living situation      0.18 0.67
 Living with family 137 83.0 25 86.2   
 Solitary 28 17.0 4 13.8   
Employment Status      1.47 0.69
 Employment 57 34.1 7 24.1   
 Unemployment 16 9.6 3 10.3   
 Student 51 30.5 9 31.0   
 Housewife 43 25.7 10 34.5   
High lethality 76 45.5 24 82.8 13.7 0.001
Friends or acquaintances history of suicide attempt 5 3.0 0 0 0.89 0.35
Family history of suicide attempt 4 2.4 1 3.4 0.11 0.74
Interpersonal conflict at the time of episode 63 37.7 24 82.8 20..30 0.001
Alcohol use at the time of episode 21 12.6 11 37.9 11.72 0.003
Less than 2 h of planning 46 27.6 15 53.3 6.89 0.03