Tedium vitae, death wishes, suicidal ideation and attempts in Kenya-prevalence and risk factors

@inproceedings{Jenkins2015TediumVD,
  title={Tedium vitae, death wishes, suicidal ideation and attempts in Kenya-prevalence and risk factors},
  author={Rachel Jenkins and Caleb Joseph Othieno and Ray Omollo and Linnet Ongeri and Peter Sifuna and Michael Ongecha and James Kingora Mboroki and David Musau Kiima and Bernhards Ogutu},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND There has been no previous household population study of suicidal ideation and attempts in Kenya. Therefore this study aimed to establish the prevalence of suicidal ideation and attempts in a rural population in Kenya, and to assess risk factors. METHODS An epidemiological survey of a household population, using standardised structured interviews. We examined the prevalence of suicidal ideation and suicide attempts and the predictors of suicidal thoughts and attempts, using STATA… CONTINUE READING
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