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Table 2 Percent participants either thought or attempted suicide in the past month by background characteristics

From: Suicidality among gender minorities in Karnataka, South India

Characteristics Total Percent p
Total 278 42.3  
Age of the respondents
  < 30 years 132 45.9 0.249
 30+ years 146 39.0  
Education level
 Little or no formal education 50 46.0 0.143
 5–9 years schooling 65 31.8  
 10+ years schooling 163 45.4  
Main source of income
 Service/business/trade 104 44.2 0.000
 Basti 63 61.9  
 Sex work 49 38.8  
 Others 62 22.2  
Religion
 Hindu 239 42.3 0.977
 Others 39 42.5  
Personal identity
Kothi 171 36.0 0.007
Hijra 107 52.3  
Current marital status
 Currently living with spouse 41 29.3 0.067
 Ever married, but currently not living with spouse 32 56.3  
 Never married 205 42.7  
Living arrangement
 Living with family/spouse 134 34.1 0.022
 Living alone/with a male partner 111 47.7  
 Living with guru 32 56.3  
Status of living in the city
 Since birth 129 37.7 0.056
 Migrated to the city 138 49.3  
Like to change physical appearance
 No 193 35.2 0.000
 Yes 85 58.1  
Alcohol consumption
 Never/Less often 213 38.3 0.015
 Everyday 65 55.4  
Overall anxiety
 Low/medium 152 37.5 0.076
 High 126 48.0  
Overall depression
 Low/medium 181 32.6 0.000
 High 86 63.2