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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Characteristics of patients by sex

Characteristics Sex (N=30046) χ2 p

Male (n=10535) Female (n=19511)
Age (yr) 0.84 0.432
10-15 1135 (10.8) 2760 (14.1)
16-18 2573 (24.4) 4592 (23.5)
19–24 6827 (64.8) 12159 (62.3)
Rurality of residence 0.64 0.424
Metropolitan city 4605 (43.7) 9179 (47.0)
Small city 5930 (56.3) 10332 (53.0)
Dx 2.55 0.093
Known 2910 (27.6) 6440 (33.0)
Unknown 7625 (72.4) 13071 (67.0)
Lethality of methods 7.08 0.008*
Lethal 3125 (29.7) 4007 (20.5)
Non-lethal 7410 (70.3) 15504 (79.5)
Place of the implementation 9.16 0.003*
Home 4902 (46.5) 11370 (58.3)
Not home 5633 (53.5) 8141(41.7)
Risk factors 1.64 0.195
Family problems 2008 (19.1) 4837 (24.8)
Psychiatric problems 2648 (25.1) 4962 (25.4)
Others/unknown 5879 (55.8) 9712 (49.8)

Values are presented as number (%). *p<0.05; †Rao-Scott χ2 statistic. N, weighted patient number; Dx, psychiatric diagnosis

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