Table 1.

Comparison of Patients Who Reported Recent Suicidal Ideation at Baseline (n = 232) by Trial Condition and Project

By Trial ConditionBy Project
CharacteristicIntervention (n = 127)Usual Care (n = 105)MHAP (n = 119)QuEST (n = 113)
MHAP = Mental Health Awareness Project; QuEST = Quality Enhancement by Strategic Teaming; mCES-D = modified Center for Epidemiologic Studies-Depression scale; CIDI = World Health Organization Composite International Diagnostic Interview for Primary Care.
* Intervention and usual care differ at P <.05.
† Measured on a scale of 0–100, where 100 is most severe.
‡ Measured on a scale of 1–4, where 4 is most severe (reported suicide attempt).
Social and demographic
Age, mean (SD), y45.9 (12.1)45.9 (11.5)49.6 (11.4)*42.0 (11.0)*
Sex, % female59.166.750.4*75.2*
Minority status, % minority20.523.826.117.7
Marital status, % currently married41.4*48.6*40.344.3
High school educated, % yes85.086.794.1*77.0*
Employment, % employed full or part time49.650.549.650.4
Health insurance, % with any88.690.5100.0*76.1*
Annual household income, mean (SD), $27,916 (25,835)38,979 (59,375)42,081* (44,282)23,279* (42,877)
Clinical
Medical comorbidity, mean (SD), No. of total conditions reported2.36 (1.82)2.58 (1.88)2.64 (2.05)2.27 (1.60)
Severity of depression at baseline on mCES-D, mean (SD)68.82 (14.31)66.64 (14.90)66.2 (14.2)69.6 (14.8)
Mental health care in previous 6 months, % yes58.357.160.554.9
Severity of suicidal ideation on CIDI, mean (SD)2.71 (0.77)2.49 (0.73)2.59 (0.72)2.60 (0.81)