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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the participants at baseline

From: Association between cigarette smoking and suicide in psychiatric inpatients

Variables Numbers Percentages
    Sex (male) 695 73.2
    Males age (year) 43.3±12.7* _
    Females age (year) 50.7±14.4* _
    Education   
       Illiterate and primary 248 48.8
       Guidance and high school 273 31.1
       Diploma and upper 177 20.1
    Social class   
       Clerical or Non-manual skilled 42 4.6
       Manual skilled 180 19.7
       Unskilled or semiskilled 728 75.7
    Tenure   
       Owner occupied 119 14.8
       Rented/other 861 85.2
    Marital status   
        Married 144 15.3
        Single 596 63.3
       Widowed, divorced or others 210 21.4
  1. * Mean ± Standard deviation.