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Table 2 Suicide methods in the NAO by ethnic group and sex (2002–2012)

From: Variations in suicide method and in suicide occurrence by season and day of the week in Russia and the Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Northwestern Russia: a retrospective population-based mortality study

Suicide method Non-indigenous population (N = 185) Indigenous population (N = 67)
Males Females Total Males Females Total
Hanging 116 (72 %) 21 (84.6 %) 137 (74.1 %) 33 (61.1 %) 11 (87.5 %) 44 (65.7 %)
Firearm use 31 (19.3 %) 2 (8.3 %) 33 (17.9 %) 14 (25.9 %) 1 (7.7 %) 15 (22.4 %)
Cutting 9 (5.6 %) 1 (4.2 %) 10 (5.4 %) 5 (9.3 %) 1 (7.7 %) 6 (8.9 %)
Poisoning 1 (0.6 %) - 1 (0.5 %) 1 (1.9 %) - 1 (1.5 %)
Jumping from a height 3 (1.9 %) - 3 (1.6 %) - - -
Other 1 (0.6 %) - 1 (0.5 %) 1 (1.9 %) - 1 (1.5 %)
Total 161 (100 %) 24 (100 %) 185 (100 %) 54 (100 %) 13 (100 %) 67 (100 %)
  1. NAO Nenets Autonomous Okrug