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Table 3 History of previous suicidal attempts and methods used among patients in the studied sample

From: A clinical study of suicide in patients admitted in psychiatry unit in Assiut University

 No. (n = 100)%
History of previous suicidal attempts
 Previous suicidal attempts6565.0
 No previous suicidal attempts3535.0
Methods of suicidal attempts
 Cut wrist2424.0
 Jump from height1313.0
 Burning44.0
 Stabbing self55.0
 Jump in front of moving vehicle11.0
 Drug overdose1818.0
 Poison intake1010.0
 Drowning55.0
 Hanging2020.0