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Table 3 Eviction process, banks’ attitude, and suicide risk

From: Risk of suicide in households threatened with eviction: the role of banks and social support

  Suicide risk
Men
n (%)
Women
n (%)
Total
n (%)
No Yes Total p No Yes Total p No Yes Total p
Stage in eviction
 In arrears 20 (50.0%) 19 (51.4%) 39 (50.6%)   43 (72.9%) 23 (50.0%) 65 (62.5%)   63 (63.6%) 42 (50.6%) 105 (57.7%)  
 Ongoing eviction 20 (50.0%) 18 (48.6%) 38 (49.4%)   16 (27.1%) 23 (50.0%) 39 (37.5%) * 36 (36.4%) 41 (49.4%) 77 (42.3%)
Duration of the eviction process
 Recent 32 (88.9%) 22 (62.9%) 54 (76.1%)   37 (74.0%) 26 (53.1%) 63 (63.6%)   69 (80.2%) 48 (57.1%) 117 (68.8%)  
  > 2 years 4 (11.1%) 13 (37.1%) 17 (23.9%) ** 13 (26.0%) 23 (46.9%) 36 (36.4%) * 17 (19.8%) 36 (42.9%) 53 (31.2%) ***
Banks’ attitude during phone calls
 Conciliating 15 (68.2%) 8 (36.4%) 23 (52.3%)   18 (64.3%) 18 (51.4%) 36 (57.1%)   33 (66.0%) 26 (45.6%) 59 (50.9%)  
 Threatening 7 (31.8%) 14 (63.6%) 21 (47.7%) * 10 (35.7%) 17 (48.6%) 27 (42.4%) * 17 (34.0%) 31 (54.4%) 57 (49.1%) *
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