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Table 1 Sex, commitment, suicidal risk, and diagnosis in the non-hostile, hostile and violent groups

From: Hostility and violence of acute psychiatric inpatients

  No hostility Hostility Violence X2 df P
Cases 1322 (56.1%) 962 (40.9%) 70 (3.0%)    
Men/Women 581 / 741 433 / 529 31 / 39 0.255 2 .880
Voluntary/involuntary 1175 / 143 559 / 401 30 / 40 324.412 2 .000*
Civil status       
Single 693 (58.6%) 560 (63.3%) 56 (83.5%) 19.148 2 .000*
Married 282 (23.9%) 162 (18.3%) 3 (4.5%) 20.684 2 .000*
Separated 91 (7.7%) 84 (9.5%) 4 (6.0%) 2.667 2 .263
Divorced 56 (4.7%) 35 (4.0%) 3 (4.5%) 0.728 2 .695
Widow/widower 60 (5.1%) 43 (4.9%) 1 (1.5%) 1.756 2 .416
Parenthood 372 (39.6%) 246(34.4%) 9 (15.0%) 17.234 2 .000*
Suicidal risk 288 (42.0%) 149 (36.9%) 32 (71.1%) 53.926 2 .000*
Diagnosis       
Schizophrenia 177 (13.4%) 93 (9.7%) 16 (22.9%) 14.975 2 .000*
Schizoaffective disorder 182 ((13.8%) 155 (16.1%) 10 (14.3%) 2.449 2 .294
Unipolar depression 97 (7.3%) 25 (2.6%) 1 (1.4%) 27.348 2 .000*
Bipolar depression 82 (6.2%) 16 (1.7%) 1 (1.4%) 29.862 2 .000*
Depression NOS 41 (3.1%) 6 (0.6%) 0 18.939 2 .000*
Mania 133 (10.1%) 234 (24.3%) 11 (15.7%) 84.052 2 .000*
Bipolar mixed state 162 (12.3%) 148 (15.4%) 9 (12.9%) 4.688 2 .096
Psychotic disorder NOS 225 (17.0%) 130 (13.5%) 9 (12.9%) 5.611 2 .06
Personality disorder 66 (5.0%) 92 (10.0%) 12 (17.1%) 27.962 2 .000*
Alcohol related disorder 113 (8.5%) 119 (12.4%) 9 (12.9%) 9.391 2 .009*
Substance related disorder 81 (6.1%) 102 (10.6%) 13 (18.6%) 24.535 2 .000*
Tardive dyskinesia 127 (30.8%) 81 (32.3%) 8 (25%) 3.915 2 .141
  1. * = statistically significant