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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

General demographic, socioeconomic, and mental health factors in Korean adolescents

Variables Suicidal ideation Suicide plans Suicide attempts



2018 (n=7976, 13.3%) 2019 (n=7498, 13.1%) 2018 (n=2631, 4.4%) 2019 (n=2306, 4.0%) 2018 (n=1873, 3.1%) 2019 (n=1731, 3.0%)
Demographic factor
Sex
Male 2824 (9.6) 2731 (9.4) 980 (3.3) 904 (3.1) 635 (2.2) 566 (1.9)
Female 5152 (17.4) 4767 (17.1) 1651 (5.6) 1402 (5.0) 1238 (4.1) 1165 (4.0)
Age 15.14±0.035 14.99±0.035 15.01±0.047 14.84±0.044 14.92±0.059 14.72±0.053
School grade
Middle school students 4142 (13.8) 4099 (14.1) 1467 (5.0) 1349 (4.6) 1070 (3.6) 1073 (3.6)
High school students 3834 (12.9) 3399 (12.2) 1164 (3.9) 957 (3.4) 803 (2.6) 658 (2.4)
Academic achievement
Upper 939 (12.0) 864 (11.4) 355 (4.4) 320 (4.3) 231 (2.9) 210 (2.9)
Upper middle 1773 (11.5) 1622 (11.4) 544 (3.5) 466 (3.2) 348 (2.3) 310 (2.1)
Middle 2092 (11.9) 2039 (11.9) 661 (3.7) 570 (3.3) 442 (2.5) 443 (2.5)
Lower middle 2038 (15.4) 1852 (14.7) 635 (4.8) 543 (4.2) 500 (3.6) 430 (3.4)
Lower 1134 (19.4) 1121 (19.8) 436 (7.7) 407 (7.1) 352 (6.1) 338 (5.8)
Social economic status
Upper 771 (12.3) 708 (11.2) 333 (5.3) 273 (4.4) 215 (3.4) 203 (3.2)
Upper middle 2007 (11.5) 1831 (11.4) 648 (3.6) 523 (3.1) 408 (2.3) 372 (2.3)
Middle 3446 (12.4) 3310 (12.1) 1004 (3.7) 933 (3.4) 757 (2.7) 676 (2.4)
Lower middle 1360 (20.5) 1266 (20.8) 458 (6.8) 405 (6.6) 351 (5.1) 337 (5.4)
Lower 392 (27.6) 383 (30.2) 188 (13.3) 172 (13.9) 142 (9.7) 143 (10.6)
Mental health factors Perceived stress
Extremely stressed out 3001 (43.3) 2759 (40.9) 1164 (16.5) 1030 (15.1) 816 (11.4) 791 (11.4)
Very stressed out 3365 (19.2) 3151 (19.5) 900 (5.2) 766 (4.7) 647 (3.7) 589 (3.5)
Somewhat stressed out 1344 (5.6) 1339 (5.8) 409 (1.7) 371 (1.6) 291 (1.2) 270 (1.2)
Little stressed out 190 (2.2) 179 (2.1) 98 (1.2) 75 (0.8) 71 (0.8) 43 (0.5)
Not at all stressed out 76 (3.7) 70 (3.3) 60 (2.9) 64 (3.0) 48 (2.2) 38 (1.6)
Depressive mood
No 1808 (4.1) 2030 (5.0) 473 (1.1) 541 (1.3) 332 (0.7) 358 (0.8)
Yes 6168 (38.2) 5468 (33.9) 2158 (13.3) 1765 (10.9) 1541 (9.4) 1373 (8.3)

Data are presented as n (weighted, %) or weighted mean±standard deviation. All p value<0.05

J Korean Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2021;32:161-9 https://doi.org/10.5765/jkacap.210024
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