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Table 2 General characteristics of participants according to suicidal ideation in female

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

Variables Suicidal ideation (Female)
BMI 23 ~ 24.9 BMI ≥25
Total Yes   Total Yes  
N (%) N (%) P-value* N (%) N (%) P-value*
Weight control failure    0.1292    0.0239
 No 1013 (76.6) 168 (16.6)   1479 (70.4) 285 (19.3)  
 Yes 310 (23.4) 63 (20.3)   622 (29.6) 147 (23.6)  
Age    0.1454    <.0001
 40 ~ 49 523 (39.5) 76 (14.5)   648 (30.8) 107 (16.5)  
 50 ~ 59 472 (35.7) 92 (19.5)   696 (33.1) 127 (18.2)  
 60 ~ 69 267 (20.2) 50 (18.7)   530 (25.2) 32 (24.9)  
  ≥70 61 (4.6) 13 (21.3)   227 (10.9) 66 (29.1)  
Education level    <.0001    <.0001
 Less than middle school 613 (46.3) 138 (22.5)   1275 (60.7) 310 (24.3)  
 High school graduate 487 (36.8) 68 (14.0)   613 (29.2) 90 (14.7)  
 University graduate 223 (16.9) 25 (11.2)   213 (10.1) 32 (15.0)  
Income    <.0001    <.0001
 High 393 (29.7) 52 (13.2)   479 (22.8) 74 (15.4)  
 Middle 662 (50.0) 106 (16.0)   1112 (52.9) 221 (19.9)  
 Low 268 (20.3) 73 (27.2)   510 (24.3) 137 (26.9)  
Economic activity    0.4947    0.0074
 Employed 657 (49.7) 110 (16.7)   1030 (49.0) 187 (18.2)  
 Unemployed 666 (50.3) 121 (18.2)   1071 (51.0) 245 (22.9)  
Marital status    0.5919    0.6217
 Married 1310 (99.0) 228 (17.4)   2081 (99.0) 427 (20.5)  
 Single 13 (1.0) 3 (23.1)   20 (1.0) 5 (25.0)  
Household composition    0.0925    0.0049
 First Generation 391 (29.5) 82 (21.0)   750 (35.7) 169 (22.5)  
 Two Generation 779 (58.9) 125 (16.0)   1045 (49.7) 186 (17.8)  
 Three Generation 153 (11.6) 24 (16.0)   306 (14.6) 77 (25.2)  
Stress awareness    <.0001    <.0001
 Low 996 (75.3) 96 (9.6)   1503 (71.5) 179 (11.9)  
 High 327 (24.7) 135 (41.3)   598 (28.5) 253 (42.3)  
Depression mood    <.0001    <.0001
 Absent 1091 (82.5) 108 (9.90)   1691 (80.5) 203 (12.0)  
 Present 232 (17.5) 123 (53.0)   410 (19.5) 229 (56.0)  
Alcohol intake    0.7716    0.1623
 No 294 (22.2) 53 (18.0)   468 (22.3) 107 (22.9)  
 Yes 1029 (77.8) 178 (17.3)   1633 (77.7) 325 (19.9)  
Moderate physical activity    0.6327    0.8825
 No 789 (59.6) 141 (17.9)   1271 (60.5) 260 (20.5)  
 Yes 534 (40.4) 90 (16.9)   830 (39.5) 172 (20.7)  
Subjective body perception    0.1517    0.3125
 Slim & Normal 467 (35.3) 91 (19.5)   234 (11.1) 54 (23.1)  
 Fat 856 (64.7) 140 (16.4)   1867 (88.9) 378 (20.3)  
Perceive health status    <.0001    <.0001
 Healthy 1052 (79.5) 135 (12.8)   1473 (70.0) 226 (15.3)  
 Unhealthy 271 (20.5) 96 (35.4)   628 (30.0) 206 (32.8)  
Menopause    0.0891    0.0008
 Not yet 588 (44.4) 91 (15.5)   793 (37.7) 133 (16.8)  
 Yes 735 (55.6) 140 (19.0)   1308 (62.3) 299 (22.9)  
Year    0.0625    0.0014
 2008 246 (18.6) 42 (17.1)   384 (18.3) 92 (24.0)  
 2009 285 (21.5) 59 (20.7)   476 (22.7) 115 (24.2)  
 2010 258 (19.5) 48 (18.6)   383 (18.2) 77 (20.1)  
 2011 268 (20.3) 42 (15.7)   436 (20.8) 76 (17.4)  
 2012 266 (20.1) 40 (15.0)   422 (20.1) 72 (17.1)  
Total 1323 (100.0) 231 (17.5)   2101 (100.0) 432 (20.6)  
  1. Notes: * P-values calculated by the chi-square test
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