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Table 2 Suicide intention, suicide ideation, hopelessness, and depression according to diagnostic groups

From: Lower suicide intention in patients with personality disorders admitted for deliberate self-poisoning than in patients with other diagnoses

  F60-69 personality disorders (n = 25) Unknown psychiatric diagnoses (n = 45) F30-39 affective disorders (n = 35) F10-19 substance use disorders (n = 12)  
Mean (95% CI) Mean (95% CI) Mean (95% CI) Mean (95% CI) p value
Beck Suicide Intention Scalea 10.2 (8.1–12.4) 14.6 (12.7–16.4) 12.5 (10.1–14.9) 11.3 (6.5–16.1) 0.040*
Beck Suicide Ideation Scale 19.0 (14.6–23.4) 16.1 (12.7–19.5) 16.5 (12.6–20.3) 16.3 (4.0–29.0) 0.680
Beck Hopelessness Scale 13.0 (10.9–15.2) 10.6 (9.1–12.2) 8.2 (6.1–10.3) 9.9 (5.2–14.6) 0.014*
Beck Depression Inventory 27.8 (22.6–33.0) 26.1 (22.4–29.8) 23.0 (20.1–29.0) 21.9 (12.6–31.2) 0.532
  1. ANOVA used to compare all the four diagnoses groups. In this table, the total group used for comparison is split into three subgroups: unknown psychiatric diagnoses, affective disorders, and substance use disorders
  2. * Significant p-value
  3. aScore ranges from 0 = lowest intention up to 30 = highest intention