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Table 1 Comparison of demographic characteristics of resident and specialists, lifetime statistics of suicidal ideation and outcome variable (suicide ideation within 12 months)

From: A comparison of risk and protective factors related to suicide ideation among residents and specialists in academic medicine

Characteristics   Residents Specialists p†
Number of respondents   234 813  
Sex Male 86 (36.8) 443 (54.5) <.001
Female 148 (63.2) 370 (45.5)  
missing data 0 0  
Age group     <.001
<40 y 190 (81.2) 108 (13.3)  
40- < 54 y 43 (18.4) 457 (56.2)  
≥54 y 1 (0.4) 248 (30.5)  
missing data 0 0  
Living with a partner Yes 187 (82.4) 616 (77.5) .113
No 40 (17.6) 179 (22.5)  
missing data 7 18  
Number of children 0 76 (33.5) 116 (14.7) <.001
1 or 2 124 (54.6) 397 (50.4)  
>2 27 (11.9) 275 (34.9)  
missing data 7 25  
Ever had thoughts of suicide Yes 75 (33.3) 228 (29.0) .217
No 150 (66,7) 558 (71.0)  
missing data 9 27  
Combined outcome variable: had thoughts of suicide and/or thought of specific ways to commit suicide within the past 12 mo. Yes 29 (12,8) 103 (13.3) .850
No 198 (87.2) 674 (86.7)  
missing data 7 36  
  1. Values are number and (%) of respondents.
  2. p-values measured by χ2-tests.