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Table 3 Comparison of COVID and non-COVID cases year 2020

From: Analysis of news media reports of suicides and attempted suicides during the COVID-19 lockdown in India

  COVID (n = 157) non-COVID (n = 101) Chi-squared test significance
Gender    
 Male 133 (84.7)* 61 (60.4) 19.4; p < 0.05
Age groups (years) (n = 138) (n = 89)  
 < 30 45 (32.6) 51 (57.3)  
 31–50 73 (52.9)* 23 (25.8) 17.3; p < 0.05
 > 50 20 (14.5) 15 (16.8)  
Marital status (n = 54) (n = 67)  
 Currently married 41 (75.9) 51 (76.1) 1.0; p > 0.05 NS
 Never married 10 (18.5) 15 (22.4)  
 Divorced/separated/widowed 3 (5.6) 1  
Occupation (n = 94) (n = 56)  
 Employed 86 (91.5)* 36 (64.3) 17.1; p < 0.05
 Unemployed 8 (8.5) 20 (35.7)  
  1. Values are presented as number of cases (%)