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Table 3 Suicidal ideation among the five MDD subtypes groups (n = 98)

From: C-reactive protein and clinical subtypes of major depressive disorder at Zagazig University Hospitals

Variable No suicidality (n = 74) Suicidality (n = 24) χ2 P
No. % No. %
Type of depression
Atypical 4 5.4 7 29.2 12.45 0.01*
Anxious 26 35.1 5 20.8   
Melancholic 15 20.3 4 16.7   
Psychotic 10 13.5 5 20.8   
Unspecified 19 25.7 3 12.5   
  1. MDD major depressive disorder, χ2 chi-square test
  2. *Significant (P < 0.05)