Factors Associated with Suicidal Ideation and Suicide Attempt among School-Going Urban Adolescents in Peru

@inproceedings{Sharma2015FactorsAW,
  title={Factors Associated with Suicidal Ideation and Suicide Attempt among School-Going Urban Adolescents in Peru},
  author={Bimala Sharma and Eun Woo Nam and Ha Yun Kim and Jong Koo Kim and Danuta Wasserman},
  booktitle={International journal of environmental research and public health},
  year={2015}
}
The study examines the prevalence of suicidal ideation and suicide attempt, and associated factors among school-going urban adolescents in Peru. A cross-sectional survey was conducted in a sample of 916 secondary school adolescents in 2014. A structured questionnaire adapted from Global School-based Student Health Survey was used to obtain information. Data were analyzed using logistic regression models at 5% level of significance. Overall, 26.3% reported having suicidal ideation, and 17.5… CONTINUE READING