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Table 2 Sociodemographic characteristics of sample groups - Unweighted frequency and weighted proportion

From: Differentiated effects of social participation components on suicidal ideation across age groups in South Korea

  Age groups
  Young adults Middle-aged adults The elderly
  N % N % N %
Sex       
 Male 894 47.26 1137 44.88 589 41.68
 Female 997 52.74 1393 55.12 826 58.32
Marital status       
 Never married 932 50.28 122 4.33 12 0.64
 Currently married 931 48.27 2137 86.23 889 64.16
 Other 28 1.45 271 9.44 514 35.20
Household income       
 1st percentile 216 11.62 468 17.46 773 52.11
 2nd percentile 474 24.93 613 24.38 334 24.26
 3rd percentile 611 31.25 700 28.30 201 14.93
 4th percentile 590 32.20 749 29.86 107 8.70
Educational attainment       
 Less than high school graduation 29 2.18 567 23.46 915 6.33
 High school graduation 398 20.74 986 38.04 292 20.98
 College or more 1464 77.08 977 38.49 208 14.69
Employment status       
 Currently employed 1006 52.89 1415 55.48 195 14.21
 Currently unemployed 885 47.11 1115 44.52 1220 85.79
Regular physical activity       
 Sedentary 1231 64.44 1373 53.80 806 56.39
 Regular or some 660 35.56 1157 46.20 609 43.61
Smoking status       
 Non-smoker 1494 78.73 1999 79.20 1272 90.21
 Current smoker 397 21.27 531 20.80 143 9.79
Drinking status       
 Non-drinker 781 41.86 1326 52.10 1103 78.18
 Drinker 1110 58.14 1204 47.90 312 21.82
Leisure(M/SD) 21.69 7.03 18.06 6.47 14.02 3.93
Self-esteem(M/SD) 33.32 4.72 33.10 4.64 30.99 4.48
Social support(M/SD) 19.16 1.56 18.98 1.60 18.67 1.61
Social participation       
 Friendship network and hobby group(M/SD) 8.16 3.05 8.67 3.48 6.94 3.33
 Instrumental social participation(M/SD) 9.36 3.94 9.59 4.16 7.69 2.98
 Religious involvement(M/SD) 1.92 1.10 2.06 1.17 1.91 1.23
Stress(M/SD) 25.04 4.06 24.91 4.13 24.49 4.26
Depression(M/SD) 37.51 7.91 39.21 8.21 44.33 8.03
Suicidal ideation       
 Never 1820 96.34 2406 94.9 1316 93.12
 At least once in last 1 year 71 3.66 124 5.10 99 6.88
Unweighted N 1891   2530   1415