Relationships of suicide ideation with cause-specific mortality in a longitudinal study of South Koreans.

  title={Relationships of suicide ideation with cause-specific mortality in a longitudinal study of South Koreans.},
  author={Young Ho Khang and Hye-Ryun Kim and Seong-Jin Cho},
  journal={Suicide & life-threatening behavior},
  volume={40 5},
Using 7-year mortality follow-up data (n = 341) from the 1998 National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys of South Korean individuals (N = 5,414), the authors found that survey participants with suicide ideation were at increased risk of suicide mortality during the follow-up period compared with those without suicide ideation. The cause-specific analyses showed that, in men, suicide ideation was significantly associated with mortality due to cardiovascular disease, external causes, and… CONTINUE READING


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