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Table 2 Mental health of asthma patients

From: Suicidal ideation and suicide attempts among asthma

  No asthma (n = 222,372) Asthma (n = 6372) P value
Stress    <0.001
 Moderate to severe 56,507 (25.4) 2120 (33.4)  
 None to mild 165,685 (74.6) 4236 (66.6)  
Perceived health status    <0.001
 Very good 13,177 (5.9) 142 (2.2)  
 Good 73,803 (33.2) 1016 (16.0)  
 Moderate 89,422 (40.2) 2194 (34.5)  
 Bad 35,534 (16.0) 2010 (31.6)  
 Very bad 10,381 (4.7) 1006 (15.8)  
Experiences of depressive mood for 2 or more continuous weeks 12,602 (5.7) 764 (12.0) <0.001
Suicidal thoughts during the previous year 21,804 (9.8) 1360 (21.4) <0.001
Suicidal attempts during the previous year 929 (0.4) 64 (1.0) <0.001