Table 2: Stress and suicidal ideation according to general characteristics.

Stress Suicidal ideation
%/ OR χ2, Wald (p) %/OR χ2, Wald (p)
Gender 0.010 (0.944) 7.145 (0.008)
  Male 31.8 3.9
  Female 31.9 5.8
Household income 14.625 (0.002) 71.596 (<0.001)
  Low (<25 percentile) 40.6 13.5
  Low–middle (≤25–49.9 percentile) 30.9 5.8
  Middle–high (≤50–74.9 percentile) 30.0 4.0
  High (≤50–100 percentile) 31.9 2.9
Education level 3.062 (0.382) 114.513 (<0.001)
  Elementary school or below 30.3 14.9
  Middle school 30.7 11.0
  High school 30.8 5.0
  College or above 33.4 1.9
Occupation 29.634 (<0.001) 35.737 (<0.001)
  Managers, professionals, and related workers 32.8 2.4
  Clerks 41.3 1.8
  Service and sales workers 29.5 4.1
  Skilled agricultural, forestry, and fishery workers 36.2 5.3
  Craft, equipment, machine-operating, and assembly-line workers 29.1 6.3
  Elementary workers 26.0 7.3
  Unemployed (homemakers, students, etc.) 30.8 6.9
Marital status 24.724 (<0.001) 0.767 (0.399)
  Married 29.5 5.1
  Single 37.9 4.4
Age 0.981 48.234 (<0.001) 1.016 6.771 (0.009)
Note. % = proportion; OR = odds ratio; Wald = Wald test.

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