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Table 1 Characteristics of survey participants by age

From: Airplane pilot mental health and suicidal thoughts: a cross-sectional descriptive study via anonymous web-based survey

  Age <41 n (%) Age 41 to 50 n (%) Age 51 to 60 n (%) Age >60 n (%) Total n (%)
Participants who indicated age 489 (26.8) 493 (27.0) 449 (24.6) 395 (21.6) 1826 (100%)
Gender (n = 1826)a
 Female 114 (23.3) 71 (14.4) 56 (12.5) 9 (2.3) 250 (13.7)
 Male 375 (76.7) 422 (85.6) 393 (87.5) 386 (97.7) 1576 (86.3)
Tenure (n = 1826)a
  < 6 years 165 (33.7) 17 (3.5) 8 (1.8) 1 (0.3) 191 (10.5)
 6–10 years 206 (42.1) 94 (19.1) 15 (3.3) 4 (1.0) 319 (17.5)
 11–15 years 100 (20.5) 140 (28.4) 56 (12.5) 12 (3.0) 308 (16.9)
 16–20 years 18 (3.7) 168 (34.1) 85 (18.9) 30 (7.6) 301 (16.5)
 21–25 years 0 (0.0) 68 (13.8) 110 (24.5) 43 (10.9) 221 (12.1)
  > 25 years 0 (0.0) 6 (1.2) 175 (39.0) 305 (77.2) 486 (26.6)
Recently Workedb (n = 1826)a
 No 20 (4.1) 31 (6.3) 53 (11.8) 308 (78.0) 412 (22.6)
 Yes 469 (95.9) 462 (93.7) 396 (88.2) 87 (22.0) 1414 (77.4)
Education (n = 1817)a
 Less than high school diploma 2 (0.4) 1 (0.2) 3 (0.7) 2 (0.5) 8 (0.4)
 High school or GED 60 (12.4) 72 (14.7) 49 (10.9) 38 (9.6) 219 (12.1)
 Some college, no degree 85 (17.6) 82 (16.7) 53 (11.8) 81 (20.5) 301 (16.6)
 Two-year college degree 62 (12.8) 47 (9.6) 27 (6.0) 26 (6.6) 162 (8.9)
 Four-year college degree 217 (44.9) 221 (45.0) 226 (50.5) 148 (37.5) 812 (44.7)
 Graduate education 57 (11.8) 68 (13.9) 90 (20.1) 100 (25.3) 315 (17.3)
Marital Status (n = 1817)a
 Married 274 (56.7) 395 (80.5) 356 (79.5) 325 (82.3) 1350 (74.3)
 Widowed 1 (0.2) 0 (0.0) 3 (0.7) 14 (3.5) 18 (1.0)
 Divorced 11 (2.3) 35 (7.1) 42 (9.4) 29 (7.3) 117 (6.4)
 Separated 4 (0.8) 12 (2.4) 4 (0.9) 8 (2.0) 28 (1.5)
 Never Married 106 (22.0) 23 (4.7) 20 (4.5) 8 (2.0) 157 (8.6)
 Living with partner 87 (18.0) 26 (5.3) 23 (5.1) 11 (2.8) 147 (8.1)
  1. aTwo-sided Fisher’s exact test p-value <0.01
  2. bRecently worked means worked one trip as an airline pilot in past 30 days