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Table 2 Comparisons between genders by groups on sexual obsessions and suicidal behaviors

From: Sexual obsessions and suicidal behaviors in patients with mood disorders, panic disorder and schizophrenia

   Sexual obsessions an (%) Suicidal ideation bn (%) Suicidal plan cn (%) Suicide attempt n (%)
Mood disorders Male (n = 58) 26 (44.8) 37 (63.8) 37 (63.8) 12 (20.7)
Female (n = 98) 30 (30.6) 69 (70.4) 70 (71.4) 30 (30.6)
Total (n = 156) 56 (35.9) 106 (67.9) 107 (68.6) 42 (26.9)
Panic disorders Male (n = 13) 3 (23.1) 5 (38.4) 5 (38.4) 1 (7.7)
Female (n = 41) 8 (19.5) 15 (36.6) 16 (39) 5 (12.2)
Total (n = 54) 11 (20.4) 20 (37) 21 (38.9) 6 (11.1)
Schizophrenia Male (n = 55) 31 (56.4) 20 (36.4) 20 (36.4) 9 (16.4)
Female (n = 24) 12 (50) 15 (62.5) 15 (62.5) 5 (20.8)
Total (n = 79) 43 (54.4) 35 (44.3) 35 (44.3) 14 (17.7)
Non-psychiatric Male (n = 36) 8 (22.2) 5 (13.9) 5 (13.9) 1 (2.8)
Female (n = 64) 3 (4.7) 11 (17.2) 11 (17.2) 2 (3.1)
Total (n = 100) 11 (11) 16 (16) 16 (16) 3 (3)
  1. a Pearson χ2(1) = 15.31, P < 0.001. Pairwise comparisons at P< 0.01: Non-psychiatric male > female.
  2. b Pairwise comparisons at P< 0.01: Schizophrenia female > male.
  3. c Pairwise comparisons at P< 0.01: Schizophrenia female > male.