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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants (n = 179)

From: Exploring the Determinants of Suicidal Behavior: Conventional and Emergent Risk (DISCOVER): a feasibility study

Variable Case (n = 51) Control 1 (n = 57) Control 2 (n = 71) P (ANOVA for mean difference, χ2 for categorical variables)
Age in years; mean (SD) 43.2 (13.3) 45.3 (14.0) 46.7 (18.7) 0.529
Female; n (%) 24 (47.1) 29 (50.9) 34 (47.9) 0.913
BMI (kg/m2); mean (SD) 28.3 (8.5) 28.7 (5.7) 28.3 (6.5) 0.097
Never married; n (%) 19 (37.3) 23 (40.4) 22 (31.0) 0.028
Completed college/university; n (%) 20 (37.3) 21 (36.8) 41 (57.7) 0.017
Currently employed; n (%) 12 (23.5) 19 (33.9) 39 (54.9) 0.001
Annual income <30 k/year; n (%) 20 (39.2) 21 (36.8) 12 (16.9) 0.051
Currently smoking; n (%) 25 (49.0) 18 (31.6) 10 (14.1) <0.001
Family history of suicidal behavior; n (%) 20 (39.2) 16 (28.1) 17 (23.9) 0.081
  1. BMI body mass index, ANOVA analysis of variance