Attempted Suicide Among Transgender Persons

@article{ClementsNolle2006AttemptedSA,
  title={Attempted Suicide Among Transgender Persons},
  author={Kristen Clements-Nolle and Rani Marx and Mitchell H. Katz},
  journal={Journal of Homosexuality},
  year={2006},
  volume={51},
  pages={53 - 69}
}
Abstract To determine the independent predictors of attempted suicide among transgender persons we interviewed 392 male-to-female (MTF) and 123 female-to-male (FTM) individuals. Participants were recruited through targeted sampling, respondent-driven sampling, and agency referrals in San Francisco. The prevalence of attempted suicide was 32% (95% CI = 28% to 36%). In multivariate logistic regression analysis younger age (<25 years), depression, a history of substance abuse treatment, a history… 
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