Suicidal ideation and associated factors among high school adolescents

ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE To analyze the prevalence of suicidal ideation and its associated factors in school adolescents. METHODS Cross-sectional school-based study with 674 students from public and private schools in Teresina, Piau í, in 2016. Bivariate analysis was performed with the chi-square test and multiple analysis by the Poisson regression model to estimate prevalence ratios (PR) and 95% confidence intervals (95%CI). RESULTS The study participants were mostly female (56.7%), black (77.4%), who lived with their paren ts (85%), whose mothers had schooling greater than or equal to 8 years of schooling (68.8%), with family income greater than a minimum wage (58.3%), practitioners of some religion (86.8%) and coming from public school (64.7%). The prevalence of suicidal ideation was 7.9%. Higher frequency of suicida l ideation was reported among female students (10.2%). Suicidal ideation was statistically associated with students who reported not living with their parents (adjusted PR = 2.27; 95%CI 1.26 – 4.10; p
Source: Revista de Saude Publica - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research

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