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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of study patients at the time of CREDOS registration

From: Risk of suicide and accidental deaths among elderly patients with cognitive impairment

Characteristics Suicide death Accidental death Other p Post hoc
Male sex, N (%) 19 (42.2) 73 (52.9) 3383 (33.9) < 0.000*** Accidental death > others
Age at time of registration, mean (SD), years 71.42 (7.60) 75.68 (7.54) 72.10 (8.41) < 0.000*** Accidental death > suicide death, others
Occupational status, N (%) 11 (24.4) 23 (16.7) 1579 (15.8) 0.575  
Education, mean (SD), years 4.22 (2.50) 5.41 (2.82) 5.14 (2.81) 0.048* Accidental death > suicide death
CDR score, mean (SD) 0.68 (0.37) 0.93 (0.62) 0.79 (0.54) 0.004** Accidental death > Suicide death, others
K-MMSE score, mean (SD) 21.29 (5.49) 20.03 (5.23) 21.76 (6.02) 0.009** Others > accidental death
S-IADL score, mean (SD) 12.29 (10.23) 17.95 (12.07) 13.78 (11.49) < 0.000*** Accidental death > suicide death, others
K-NPI score, mean (SD) 13.00 (13.90) 15.21 (20.14) 11.88 (16.03) 0.043* Accidental death > others
  1. Bonferroni correction for multiple comparisons
  2. Abbreviation: CDR Clinical Dementia Rating Scale, CREDOS Clinical Research Center for Dementia of Korea, K-MMSE Korean Mini-Mental State Examination, SD standard deviation, S-IADL Seoul Instrumental Activity of Daily Living, K-NPI Korean version of Neuropsychiatric Inventory
  3. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001