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Table 3 Comparisons of characteristics by suicidal ideation stratified by occupation (women), Tsukuba, Japan (2017)

From: Relationship between workplace social capital and suicidal ideation in the past year among employees in Japan: a cross-sectional study

   Overall, n = 2295   Researcher/academic, n = 704   Clerk/administration, n = 1244   Technician/engineer, n = 347  
Suicidal ideation Yes No P value Yes No P value Yes No P value Yes No P value
Variables   N = 178 (7.8%) N = 2117 (92.2) N = 46 (6.5) N = 658 (93.5) N = 106 (8.5) N = 1138 (91.5) N = 26 (7.5) N = 321 (92.5)
Workplace Social Capital    <  0.001    0.003    0.023    0.053
 High 36 (7.4) 450 (92.6)   13 (7.6) 158 (92.4)   16 (6.9) 217 (93.1)   7 (8.5) 75 (91.5)  
 Mid-high 34 (5.9) 545 (94.1)   10 (5.1) 187 (94.9)   19 (6.4) 276 (93.6)   5 (5.7) 82 (94.3)  
 Mid-low 35 (5.5) 601 (94.5)   3 (1.9) 159 (98.1)   30 (7.7) 359 (92.3)   2 (2.4) 83 (97.6)  
 Low 73 (12.3) 521 (87.7)   20 (11.5) 154 (88.5)   41 (12.5) 286 (87.5)   12 (12.9) 81 (87.1)  
Age group    <  0.001    0.421    <  0.001    0.001
 20–29 32 (13.1) 213 (86.9)   6 (10.3) 52 (89.7)   24 (15.6) 130 (84.4)   2 (6.1) 31 (93.9)  
 30–39 73 (11.3) 573 (88.7)   18 (7.2) 232 (92.8)   40 (13.2) 264 (86.8)   15 (16.3) 77 (83.7)  
 40–49 51 (6.2) 767 (93.8)   12 (4.8) 238 (95.2)   31 (6.9) 416 (93.1)   8 (6.6) 113 (93.4)  
 50–65 22 (3.8) 564 (96.2)   10 (6.8) 136 (93.2)   11 (3.2) 328 (96.8)   1 (1.0) 100 (99.0)  
Marital status    <  0.001    0.693    <  0.001    0.141
 Married 83 (5.6) 1409 (94.4)   28 (6.0) 439 (94.0)   42 (5.3) 749 (94.7)   13 (5.6) 221 (94.4)  
 Never married 78 (11.7) 588 (88.3)   16 (7.8) 190 (92.2)   51 (13.9) 315 (86.1)   11 (11.7) 83 (88.3)  
 Divorced/widowed 17 (12.4) 120 (87.6)   2 (6.5) 29 (93.5)   13 (14.9) 74 (85.1)   2 (10.5) 17 (89.5)  
Educational attainment    0.174    0.734    0.006    0.802a
 Graduate school 50 (8.1) 571 (91.9)   29 (7.1) 377 (92.9)   10 (11.6) 76 (88.4)   11 (8.5) 118 (91.5)  
 University 77 (9.1) 773 (90.9)   8 (4.7) 163 (95.3)   61 (11.2) 483 (88.8)   8 (5.9) 127 (94.1)  
 College etc. 32 (6.3) 472 (93.7)   6 (7.0) 80 (93.0)   21 (5.8) 344 (94.2)   5 (9.4) 48 (90.6)  
 High school 19 (5.9) 301 (94.1)   3 (7.3) 38 (92.7)   14 (5.6) 235 (94.4)   2 (6.7) 28 (93.3)  
Annual household income, JPY    0.019    0.346    0.043    0.793
 12 million or more 18 (5.1) 338 (94.9)   7 (4.1) 162 (95.9)   6 (4.5) 128 (95.5)   5 (9.4) 48 (90.6)  
 8–12 million 37 (6.1) 568 (93.9)   12 (6.3) 177 (93.7)   20 (6.2) 304 (93.8)   5 (5.4) 87 (94.6)  
 4–8 million 71 (9.1) 711 (90.9)   19 (8.7) 199 (91.3)   43 (9.7) 399 (90.3)   9 (7.4) 113 (92.6)  
 4 million or less 52 (9.4) 500 (90.6)   8 (6.3) 120 (93.8)   37 (10.8) 307 (89.2)   7 (8.8) 73 (91.3)  
  1. Statistical analyses were conducted with Chi-squared test
  2. Percentage were shown in parenthesis
  3. a Fisher’s exact test