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Table 2 Methods of attempted suicide and suicide in conscription cohort

From: Violent and non-violent methods of attempted and completed suicide in Swedish young men: the role of early risk factors

Suicide methods Index attempt Suicide
N = 1195 N = 615
N (%) N (%)
Non-violent method   
Poisoning 931(77.9) 278(45.2)
Violent methods   
Hanging, strangulation/suffocation 37(3.1) 149(24.3)
Drowning 8(0.7) 41(6.7)
Firearm 18(1.5) 69(11.2)
Cutting or piercing 94(7.9) 16(2.6)
Jumping from a height 25(2.1) 27(4.4)
Traffic 1(0.08) 22(3.6)
Other violent methods 81(6.8) 13(2.1)