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Table 2 Suicide rates by income and sex for the three regions, 1996–2008

From: Suicide rates and income in São Paulo and Brazil: a temporal and spatial epidemiologic analysis from 1996 to 2008

Regions Sex Rate per 100,000
Area 1 (wealthiest) Area 2 (mid-income) Area 3 (poorest) All areas
Brazil Total 7.1 6.2 4.3 6.2
Men 11.8 10.0 6.9 10.2
Women 2.8 2.5 1.8 2.5
State of São Paulo Total 6.6 6.9 7.4 6.6
Men 11.0 11.3 12.3 11.1
Women 2.5 2.4 2.5 2.5
City of São Paulo Total 6.2 6.2 3.8 5.4
Men 9.7 10.5 6.3 8.9
  Women 3.2 2.4 1.6 2.4