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Table 1 Statistical summary of variables at the SLA level (1,346 SLAs)

From: Spatial clusters of suicide in Australia

  Mean SD* Minimum Percentile Maximum
     25 50 75  
Area (km2) 5735.93 28213.706 0.33 7.15 87.81 2209.99 671465.75
Male population 6966.90 11235.696 0 1423 3011 7200 90716
Female population 7150.07 11666.613 0 1389 2984 7329 91399
Population density (per km2) 730.28 1074.785 0 2.00 132.32 1355.72 10448.12
Suicide cases 8.63 13.389 0 1 4 10 123
Male suicide cases 6.81 10.539 0 1 3 8 102
Female suicide cases 1.82 3.191 0 0 1 2 26
Male SMR 1.12 1.240 0 0.53 0.97 1.49 25.24
Female SMR 1.98 1.882 0 0 0.44 1.35 34.20
Proportion of male population aged 15 to 34 (%) 27.19 7.357 0 22.67 26.70 30.48 85.00
Proportion of male population aged 35 to 54 (%) 29.10 5.038 0 27.33 29.02 30.90 100.00
Proportion of male suicide aged 15 to 34 (%) 32.18 30.686 0 0 33.33 50.00 100.00
Proportion of male suicide aged 35 to 54 (%) 31.80 29.859 0 0 33.33 50.00 100.00
Proportion of female population aged 15 to 34 (%) 26.60 7.094 0 22.02 25.80 29.84 86.01
Proportion of female population aged 35 to 54 (%) 29.03 4.990 0 26.84 28.85 31.34 100.00
Proportion of female suicide aged 15 to 34 (%) 18.46 31.960 0 0 0 33.33 100.00
Proportion of female suicide aged 35 to 54 (%) 22.31 34.448 0 0 0 40.00 100.00
  1. SD: Standard deviation.