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Table 1 Lifetime service use among categories of suicidal behaviors, by type of provider, in a Collaborative Psychiatric Epidemiology Surveys, among respondents with a mental disorder

From: An observational study of the impact of service use on suicidality among adults with mental disorders

   Any service Any mental healthcare General medical Non-healthcare
Lifetime Frequency n % (SE) n % (SE) n % (SE) n % (SE)
 Non suicidal 4138 2526 63.52 (1.44) 1639 40.50 (1.16) 1514 36.28 (1.14) 1078 25.36 (1.12)
 Ideation only 794 615 78.90 (1.63) 468 58.53 (2.07) 365 46.69 (2.83) 290 34.62 (1.94)
 Ideation with plan only 255 206 84.53 (3.05) 164 69.09 (4.38) 125 51.20 (3.10) 116 43.30 (3.70)
 Ideation with attempt 675 596 88.37 (1.51) 527 77.23 (2.10) 321 45.43 (1.75) 313 45.69 (2.76)
X2 (p-value)* - 216.2 (<0.001) 245.2 (<0.001) 59.27 (<0.001) 84.58 (<0.001)
  1. *Chi-square test on main categories (three degrees of freedom).
  2. Frequencies are unweighted; percentages are weighted.