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Table 2 Diagnoses collected 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

Diagnose All n = 359 Unassisted suicide n = 90 Assisted suicide n = 269 P-Value
Circulatory system -no. (%) 181 (50.4) 51 (56.6) 142 (52.7) .120
Mental and behavioural disorders -no. (%) 136 (37.8) 69 (65.5) 77 (28.6) < .001
Neoplasms -no. (%) 123 (34.2) 13 (14.4) 110 (40.8) < .001
Nervous system -no. (%) 100 (27.8) 12 (13.3) 88 (32.7) < .001
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue -no. (%) 86 (23.9) 14 (15.5) 72 (26.7) .031
Digestive system -no. (%) 72 (20) 14 (15.5) 58 (21.5) .218
Respiratory system -no. (%) 52 (14.4) 14 (14.13) 38 (15.5) .739
Endocrine, nutritional, metabolic -no. (%) 50 (13.9) 17 (12.27) 33 (18.8) .116
Genitourinary system -no. (%) 45 (12.5) 10 (11.1) 35 (13) .716