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Table 1 Characteristics of the students (N= 1517) in the GSHS Mental Health Module, 2012-13

From: Suicidal ideation and its correlates among high school students in Iran: a cross-sectional study

Item Males (no/%) Females (no/%) Total (no/%)
During the past 12 months, have you felt lonely? (589/81.0) (699/88.5) (1288/84.9)
During the past 12 months, have you been so worried about something that you could not sleep at night? (534/73.5) (600/75.9) (1134/74.8)
During the past 12 months, have you ever seriously considered attempting suicide? (27/3.7) (35/4.6) (62/4.1)
During the past 12 months, have you been so worried about something that you wanted to use alcohol or other drugs to feel better? (114/15.7) (86/10.9) (200/13.2)
During the past 12 months, have you been so worried about something that you could not eat or did not feel hungry? (432/59.4) (462/58.4) (894/58.9)
During the past 12 months, have you had a hard time staying focused on your homework or other things you had to do? (534/73.5) (571/72.3) (1105/72.8)
Have you been bullied during the past 30 days? (193/26.5) (120/15.2) (313/20.6)
Have you ever been sexually abused? (58/8.0) (76/9.6) (134/8.8)
During the past 30 days, did your parents or guardians understand you? (552/75.9) (576/72.9) (1128/74.4)
During this school year, were you taught in any of your classes how to manage anger? (112/15.4) (94/11.9) (206/13.6)
During this school year, were you taught in any of your classes about the signs of depression and suicidal behavior? (53/7.3) (93/11.8) (146/9.6)
During this school year, were you taught in any of your classes about what to do if a friend is thinking about suicide? (52/7.2) (87/11.0) (139/9.2)
During this school year, were you taught in any of your classes how to handle stress in healthy ways? (93/12.8) (159/20.1) (252/16.6)
Have you smoked cigarettes during the past 30 days? (146/20.1) (83/10.5) (229/15.1)