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Table 1 Prevalence of attempted suicide by sociodemographic and clinical variable (n = 3698)

From: Analysis of attempted suicide episodes presenting to the emergency department: comparison of young, middle aged and older people

 n%
Gender
 Male126634.2
 Female243265.8
Age, mean ± SD, years42.1 ± 16.6 
 –19972.6
 20–2990124.4
 30–3980621.8
 40–4980721.8
 50–5953214.4
 60–692456.6
 70–792015.4
 80–1092.9
Re-attempt102927.8
Occupation
 Unemployed135836.7
 Employed (including student)142038.4
 Housewife92024.9
Living condition
 No family54414.7
 Family315485.3
Alcohol co-ingestion155442.0
Previous psychiatric history164144.4
Suicide attempt method
 Poisoning246166.5
 Cutting90424.4
 Drowning411.1
 Falling962.6
 Hanging2927.9
 Other methods120.3
Psychiatric interview243966.0
In-hospital mortality2185.9