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Table 2 Characteristics of the participants at baseline (N = 60)

From: Reasons for living and dying in suicide attempters: a two-year prospective study

  M SD n %
Age 39.15 14.58   
Male sex    30 50.00
Relationship (yes)    21 35.00
Children (yes)    19 31.66
Employment
 - Unemployed, disability pension, sick leave    26 43.33
 - Employed, in training, in education    34 56.66
Previous suicide attempts
 - none    26 43.30
 - 1    13 21.70
 - 2    10 16.70
 - > 2    11 18.30
Diagnoses
 - F1: Mental and behavioural disorders due to psychoactive substance use    20 33.33
 - F3: Mood (affective) disorders    36 60.00
 - F4: Neurotic, stress-related and somatoform disorders    28 46.66
 - F5: Behavioural syndromes associated with physiological disturbances and physical factors    1 1.66
 - F6: Disorders of adult personality and behaviour    12 20.00
BDI sum 18.32 12.25   
BSS mean 9.05 9.15   
Number of reasons for living (RFL) 3.45 1.35   
Number of reasons for dying (RFD) 1.90 1.55   
  1. BDI Beck Depression Inventory, BSS Beck Scale for Suicide ideation