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Table. 4.

Table. 4.

Characteristics of patients by age group (N=30046)

Age (yr) χ2 p-value

10-15 (n=3894) 16-18 (n=7165) 19-24 (n=18987)
Rurality of residence 3.92 0.021*
Metropolitan city 1409 (36.2) 2936 (41.0) 9439 (49.7)
Small city 2485 (63.8) 4229 (59.0) 9548 (50.3)
Dx 4.62 0.010*
Known 774 (19.9) 2085 (29.1) 6490 (34.2)
Unknown 3120 (80.1) 5080 (70.9) 12497 (65.8)
Lethality of methods 1.49 0.227
Lethal 3120 (80.1) 5690 (79.4) 14103 (74.3)
Non-lethal 774 (19.9) 1475 (20.6) 4884 (25.7)
Place of the implementation 0.69 0.501
Home 2295 (58.9) 3684 (51.4) 10293 (54.2)
Not home 1599 (41.1) 3481 (48.6) 8694 (45.8)
Risk factors 3.68 0.006*
Family problems 1268 (32.6) 1869 (26.1) 3708 (19.5)
Psychiatric problems 583 (15.0) 1960 (27.4) 5067 (26.7)
Others/unknown 2043 (52.5) 3336 (46.6) 10212 (53.8)

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

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