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Table 4 Distributions of drowning deaths as per personal history (n = 176)

From: Epidemiological profile of drowning deaths: a cross sectional study

Personal History Male (n = 125) Female (n = 51) Total (n = 176)
Cases % Cases % Cases %
Familial and Financial problems 27 21.60 10 19.60 37 21.02
Depression 31 24.80 5 9.80 36 20.45
Chronic alcoholism 32 25.60 0 0.00 32 18.18
Chronic illness 18 14.40 13 25.49 31 17.61
Psychiatric illness 5 4.00 8 15.68 13 7.38
Failure in love 4 3.20 2 3.92 6 3.40
Epilepsy 0 0.00 1 1.96 1 0.56