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Table 1 Demographic characteristics in elderly suicide decedents, Geneva, Switzerland, 2010–2016

From: In-hospital care prior to assisted and unassisted suicide in swiss older people: a state-level retrospective study

Characteristic All n = 359 Unassisted suicide n = 90 Assisted suicide n = 269 P-Value
Age: Mean (SD) 80 (8) 76 (7) 81 (8) <.001
Male sex-no.(%) 156 (43.4) 57 (63.3) 99 (36.8) <.001
Marital status-no.(%)     .136
 Married 132 (36.7) 33 (36.6) 99 (36.7)  
 Widowed 97 (27) 18 (20) 79 (29.3)  
 Divorced 62 (17.2) 18 (20) 47 (17.4)  
 Single 68 (18.9) 21 (23.3) 42 (15.6)  
Place of living-no.(%) .023
 Home 334 (93) 87 (96.6) 247 (91.8)  
 Nursing home 24 (6.7) 2 (2.2) 22 (8.2)  
 Unknown 1 (0.2) 1 (1.1) 0