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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of OCD patients with and without current suicidal ideations (n = 120)

From: Prevalence and risk factors of suicidal ideations among patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder in Egypt

Variable With suicidal ideations (N = 28) Without suicidal ideations (N = 92) Significance CI (95%)
M SD M SD t p
Age 34.78 5.99 36.69 7.52 − 0.92 0.3 − 6.06–2.24
Education (in years) 12.94 4.72 12.01 5.13 0.64 0.5 − 2.01–3.90
Duration of OCD (in years) 7.94 2.79 6.59 3.21 1.49 0.1 − 0.46–3.17
Number of previous hospitalizations 5.22 2.13 3.03 1.76 3.90 < 0.001 1.06–3.31
  N % N % χ2 p  
Gender
 Female 13 46.40 47 51 0.19 0.6  
 Male 15 53.60 45 49
Employment status
 Employed 20 71.42 64 69.56 0.04 0.8  
 Unemployed 8 28.58 28 30.44
Marital status
 Married 20 71.42 74 80.43 0.49 0.4  
 Single 5 17.85 11 11.95
 Divorced 2 7.15 3 3.27
 Widowed 1 3.58 4 4.35
Family history of OCD 7/28 25 22/92 23.91 0.01 0.9  
Axis-I co morbidity
 Major depressive disorder 14/28 50 23/92 25 6.29 0.01  
  Generalized anxiety disorder 6/28 21.42 16/92 17.39 0.23 0.6
  Panic disorder 1/28 3.58 2/92 2.17 0.17 0.6
  Past suicidal attempts 4/28 14.28 3/92 3.26 4.75 0.02