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Table 3 Frequency distribution of life time prevalence suicide ideation and attempt

From: Suicide ideation and attempts among people with epilepsy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Variable Frequency (n = 410) Percentage (%)
Ever suicidal ideation
 Yes 122 29.8
 No 288 70.2
Duration of ever seriously thought suicide
 ≤ 12 80 65.6
 > 12 42 34.4
Suicidal thought in 1 month
 Yes 30 7.3
 No 380 92.7
Ever plan of suicide
 Yes 73 17.8
 No 337 82.2
Duration of suicidal plan
 ≤ 12 58 79.4
 > 12 15 20.6
Suicidal attempt
 Yes 58 14.1
 No 352 85.9
Duration ever suicidal attempt
 ≤ 12 50 86.2
 > 12 8 13.7
Number of suicide attempt
 One 36 62.1
 Two 16 27.6
 More than two 6 10.3
Reason for suicide Attempt
 Family conflict 33 31.3
 Economic problem 18 16.5
 Related to current illness 33 31.3
 Death of family 11 10.1
 Physical illness 2 1.8
 Relate to hopelessness 12 11