how many suicides attempt to communicate with others before death? ? 4 out of 5 less than 25% of completed suicide in adults___ ? leave a suicide note suicide attempters percentage that actually commit suicide later in life ? 10-15% percentage of attempters that die of other causes ? 85-90% among completers, how many had a previous attempt? ? 30-40% suicide rate: ? 11-12 per 100,000 suicide rate for attempters over a lifetime: ? 15,000 per 100,000 how many make one fatal completion? ? 60-70% percentage of completers that make 5 or more prior attempts? ? 3% older males percentage of one fatal completion? ? 88% women completers under 45 percentage that make more than 5 attempts ? 16% time interval between a fatal attempt and death ? 50-75% die in less than one hour firearms___with age ? increase hanging___with age ? decrease suicides by firearms is how much great than homicidal deaths? ? 50% greater leading firearm wound location ? head- 75% ? right temporal-39% US completer choices 1. firearms 2. hanging Jumping stats: ? 4/11 survive 4 stories ? 1/10 surivive 6 stories ? 2% survial at Golden Gate bridge Highest altitude survival to water: ? 250 ft (25 stories) Drowning in water: ? 4 minutes fresh water ? 8 minutes salt water Ages: ? under 14: rare ? among elderly: highest rate Among white males suicide__ with age ? incease linearly female suicide peak: ? 45-54 black males suicides peak: ? 25-34 white to black rate of suicide: ? 2 to 1 15-24 yr old rate in 1970 and 1986: ? 70: 0.3 per 100,000 ? 86: 0.8 per 100,000 midlife rate(35 to 54): ? 15 per 100,000 psychological autopsy showed __% to ahve a mental illness ? 75% spouse/lover homicide-suicide percentage ? 2% of all suicides joint suicide pact among couples over 25 years ? 20 pacts (40 deaths) percentage of the population that has a mental illness? ? 17-23% in 6 months ? half the population in lifetime deaths by suicide in general population: ? 1.5% (<2%) deaths by suicide among individuals who have been diagnosed with mental illness ? 5-10% percentage of suicides that are rational: ? 5% personality disorders stats: ? 6% of population has one ? 31-57% of suicides qualify as personality disorder percentage of patients with borderline personality disorder that complete suicide ? 3-9% percentage of patients that have more than one diagnosis ? up to 95% percentage of alcoholics that die of suicide ? 2-3.4% (Murphy and Wetzel) ? 21% of completed suicides are alcoholics, 18% of alcoholics die of suicide (Roy and Linnolia) ER visits percentage due to suicidal thoughts and behavior: ? 15% percentage of outpatients with suicidal ideation ? 50% percentage of college students with past attempts: ? 22% F, 14% M number of suicides who are in treatment at the time ? 1 in 6 psychologist percentage that lose patients to suicide ? 20-25% psychiatrist percentage that lose patients to suicide ? 50% females more ___, males mroe____. ? attempts, completes white male percentage of suicides ? 73%
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