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Table 3 Correlations between sociodemographic variables, depression and suicide-related variables

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

  Age Sex Part-ner Child-ren Prev. SA RFL T1 RFD T1 RFL T2 RFD T2 BDI T1 BSS T1 BSS T2 BSS T3 BSS T4 Rep. SA 0–12 m
Male Sex a .13               
Partner a - .28 t .06              
Children a .49 - .06 - .29             
Previous SA (0–2) - .07 - .19 .14 - .27            
RFL T1 .03 .02 .21 - .02 - .13           
RFD T1 .18 .08 - .03 - .16 .25 t - .05          
RFLT2 - .24 - .11 .15 - .27 .26 t .23 .19         
RFD T2 - .25 t - .13 .32 t - .41 .19 - .04 .51 .39        
BDI T1 - .06 - .25 .08 - .35 .28 - .19 t .56 - .08 .48       
BSS T1 .07 .05 .30 t - .45 .31 - .10 .70 - .04 .52 .63      
BSS T2 - .19 - .11 .45 - .37 .29 t - .08 .53 .23 .72 .55 .78     
BSS T3 - .10 .15 .37 - .16 .19 - .05 .14 - .10 .45 .32 .37 .50    
BSS T4 .09 - .06 - .05 - .24 .35 - .13 .29 .02 .34 .43 .41 .37 .50   
Repeated SA 0–12 months a .04 - .12 .22 .00 .17 - .18 .34t - .12 .34 t .51 .48 .52 .71 .54  
Repeated SA 0–24 months a - .06 - .19 - .08 - .15 .27 - .05 .23 - .05 .14 .37 .34 .29 .36 .55 .87
  1. bold = p < .05; t p < .09; a 0 = no, 1 = yes
  2. RFL Reasons for living, RFD Reasons for dying, BDI Beck Depression Inventory, BSS Beck Scale for Suicide Ideation, SA Suicide attempts