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Table 1 Demographic and socioeconomic characteristics according to cause of death

From: Understanding drug-related mortality in released prisoners: a review of national coronial records

Characteristic (at or around time of death) Accidental drug-related (nā€‰=ā€‰175) (%) All other causes (nā€‰=ā€‰213) (%) p-value
Median age in years 30.0 36.0 <0.001
Male 164 (93.7) 203 (95.3) 0.491
Non-Indigenous 156 (89.1) 152 (71.4) <0.001
Born in Australia 90 (51.4) 153 (71.8) <0.001
Homeless 47 (26.9) 42 (19.7) 0.077
Married/de-facto 22 (12.6) 48 (22.5) 0.019
Living alone 28 (16.0) 60 (28.2) 0.006
Employed 29 (16.6) 36 (16.9) 0.903