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doi: 10.1136/bmj.332.7552.1241

Table 3

Use of healthcare resources during 13 months' follow-up in participants contacted by telephone one month or three months after attempted suicide

Intervention groups
VeriableControl group (n=280)Telephone contact at one month (n=107)P value*Telephone contact at three months (n=95)P value*
Talked with general practitioner about suicide 204 (73) 82 (87) 0.004 72 (88) 0.004
Psychotropics 115 (41) 43 (46) 0.38 30 (36) 0.36
Psychotherapy 104 (37) 42 (45) 0.18 31 (38) 0.96
Types of psychotropics:
Anxiolytics 16 15 0.33 15 0.69
Antidepressants 19 26 20
Admission to hospital for psychiatric reason 62 (22) 21 (22) 0.99 21 (24) 0.77
Mean (SD) No of admissions to hospital 0.39 (1) 0.30 (0.6) 0.41 0.29 (0.7) 0.42
Mean (SD) duration of hospital stay (days) 24 (32) 21 (13)§ 0.79 27 (19) 0.82
*Comparison with control group.
df=1, χ2=8.5.
df=1, χ2=8.2.
§95% confidence interval −17.8 to 12.0.
95% confidence interval −18.0 to 22.5.