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Table 1 General characteristics of participants according to suicidal ideation in male

From: Association between weight control failure and suicidal ideation in overweight and obese adults: a cross-sectional study

Variables Suicidal ideation (Male)
BMI 23 ~ 24.9 BMI ≥25
Total Yes   Total Yes  
N (%) N (%) P-value* N (%) N (%) P-value*
Weight control failure    0.7918    0.6632
 No 1014 (90.9) 101 (10.0)   1741 (83.7) 161 (9.3)  
 Yes 102 (9.1) 11 (10.8)   340 (16.3) 34 (10.0)  
Age    0.7125    0.0053
 40 ~ 49 335 (30.0) 29 (8.6)   760 (36.5) 56 (7.4)  
 50 ~ 59 365 (32.7) 40 (10.9)   612 (29.4) 59 (9.6)  
 60 ~ 69 276 (24.7) 27 (9.8)   478 (23.0) 45 (9.4)  
  ≥70 140 (12.6) 16 (11.4)   231 (11.1) 35 (15.1)  
Education level    0.0523    <.0001
 Less than middle school 346 (31.0) 46 (13.3)   659 (31.7) 91 (13.8)  
 High school graduate 368 (33.0) 32 (8.7)   697 (33.5) 62 (8.9)  
 University graduate 402 (36.0) 34 (8.5)   725 (34.8) 42 (5.8)  
Income    0.0021    <.0001
 High 370 (33.2) 23 (6.2)   643 (30.9) 40 (6.2)  
 Middle 535 (47.9) 57 (10.6)   1030 (49.5) 89 (8.6)  
 Low 211 (18.9) 32 (15.2)   408 (19.6) 66 (16.2)  
Economic activity    0.0035    0.0012
 Employed 843 (75.5) 72 (8.5)   1658 (79.7) 138 (8.3)  
 Unemployed 273 (24.5) 40 (14.6)   423 (20.3) 57 (13.5)  
Marital status    0.9428    0.0297
 Married 1097 (98.3) 110 (10.0)   2039 (98.0) 187 (9.2)  
 Single 19 (1.7) 2 (10.5)   42 (2.0) 8 (19.0)  
Household composition    0.0936    0.1951
 First Generation 354 (31.7) 34 (9.6)   635 (30.5) 67 (10.5)  
 Two Generation 624 (55.9) 57 (9.1)   1203 (57.8) 112 (9.31)  
 Three Generation 138 (12.4) 21 (15.2)   243 (11.7) 16 (6.6)  
Stress awareness    <.0001    <.0001
 Low 885 (79.3) 51 (5.8)   1610 (77.4) 92 (5.7)  
 High 231 (20.7) 61 (26.4)   471 (22.6) 103 (21.9)  
Depression mood    <.0001    <.0001
 Absent 1015 (91.0) 60 (5.9)   1895 (91.1) 105 (5.5)  
 Present 101 (9.0) 52 (51.5)   186 (8.9) 90 (48.4)  
Alcohol intake    0.4252    0.2811
 No 152 (13.6) 18 (11.8)   259 (12.5) 29 (11.2)  
 Yes 964 (86.4) 94 (9.7)   1822 (87.5) 166 (9.1)  
Moderate physical activity    0.3373    0.1114
 No 586 (52.5) 54 (9.2)   1061 (51.0) 110 (10.4)  
 Yes 530 (47.5) 58 (10.9)   1020 (49.0) 85 (8.3)  
Subjective body perception    0.6795    0.2492
 Slim & Normal 737 (66.0) 72 (9.8)   425 (20.4) 46 (10.8)  
 Fat 379 (34.0) 40 (10.5)   1656 (79.6) 149 (9.0)  
Perceive health status    <.0001    <.0001
 Healthy 951 (85.2) 80 (8.4)   1750 (84.1) 118 (6.7)  
 Unhealthy 165 (14.8) 32 (19.4)   331 (15.9) 77 (23.3)  
Year    0.0942    0.1057
 2008 187 (16.8) 19 (10.2)   364 (17.5) 42 (11.5)  
 2009 254 (22.8) 35 (13.8)   483 (23.2) 32 (6.6)  
 2010 203 (18.2) 14 (6.9)   414 (19.9) 38 (9.2)  
 2011 236 (21.1) 26 (11.0)   438 (21.0) 48 (11.0)  
 2012 236 (21.1) 18 (7.6)   382 (18.4) 35 (9.2)  
Total 1116 (100.0) 112 (10.0)   2081 (100.0) 195 (9.4)  
  1. Notes: * P-values calculated by the chi-square test