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Table 2 Comparisons of the potential associated factors between participants with and without suicide attempts (N = 940)

From: Suicide attempt and its associated factors amongst women who were pregnant as adolescents in Bangladesh: a cross-sectional study

  With suicide attempts (n = 61) Without suicide attempts (n = 879) t/χ2 p
Age, mean ± SD, years 17.57 ± 2.84 23.56 ± 3.83 15.49  < 0.001
Marital status    1.00 0.318
 Single 13 (21.3) 144 (16.4)   
 Married 48 (78.7) 735 (83.6)   
Education    0.05 0.816
 Illiterate/semi-literate/primary school 44 (72.1) 646 (73.5)   
 High school and college 17 (27.9) 233 (26.5)   
Place of birth    2.84 0.092
 Rural 52 (85.2) 805 (91.6)   
 Urban 9 (14.8) 74 (8.4)   
Current work status    35.22  < 0.001
 Unemployed 54 (88.5) 433 (49.3)   
 Employed 7 (11.5) 446 (50.7)   
Dropout experience from the school    0.01 0.928
 No 9 (14.8) 126 (14.3)   
 Yes 52 (85.2) 753 (85.7)   
Perceived health status    70.13  < 0.001
 Good/fair 14 (23.0) 647 (73.6)   
 Bad 47 (77.0) 232 (26.4)   
Age of first pregnancy, years    63.35  < 0.001
 14–15 10 (16.4) 278 (31.6)   
 16 13 (21.3) 435 (49.5)   
 17 38 (62.3) 166 (18.9)   
Years after first pregnancy    543.98  < 0.001
 Within 1 year 54 (88.5) 25 (2.8)   
 More than 1 year 7 (11.5) 854 (97.2)   
Outcomes of the first pregnancy    35.87  < 0.001
 Completed or carrying 38 (62.3) 781 (88.9)   
 Terminated 23 (37.7) 98 (11.1)   
Pregnant plan of the first pregnancy    15.20  < 0.001
 No 20 (32.8) 513 (58.4)   
 Yes 41 (67.2) 366 (41.6)   
Reasons of first pregnancy    4.59 0.068a
 Normal 58 (95.1) 867 (98.6)   
 Abnormal (e.g., rape) 3 (4.9) 12 (1.4)   
Perceived social support     
 Family 8.89 ± 3.87 13.58 ± 3.06 9.27  < 0.001
 Friends 11.93 ± 2.64 14.51 ± 2.40 7.39  < 0.001
 Significant others 8.46 ± 6.73 12.16 ± 5.20 4.21  < 0.001
  1. aFisher’s exact test was used