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Table 2 Rates of suicidal ideation, planning and attempts among boys and girls with and without substance use

From: Adolescent substance use behavior and suicidal behavior for boys and girls: a cross-sectional study by latent analysis approach

  Suicidal ideation
n (%)
P value Suicidal plaining
n (%)
P value Suicidal attempts
n (%)
P value
Boys
 Cigarette use
  Yes(n = 311) 64 (20.58) <0.001 60 (19.29) <0.001 39 (12.54) <0.001
  No(n = 6300) 736 (11.68)   562 (8.92)   319 (5.06)  
 Alcohol use
  Yes (n = 112) 30 (26.79) <0.001 25 (22.32) <0.001 19 (16.96) <0.001
  No (n = 6499) 770 (11.85)   597 (9.19)   339 (5.22)  
 Ketamine use
  Yes (n = 23) 10 (38.46) 0.001 8 (34.78) 0.002 5 (21.74) 0.012
  No (n = 6588) 790 (12.00)   614 (9.32)   353 (5.36)  
 MDMA use
  Yes (n = 29) 16 (44.44) <0.001 12 (33.33) <0.001 9 (25.00) <0.001
  No (n = 6582) 784 (11.92)   610 (9.28)   349 (5.31)  
Girls
 Cigarette use
  Yes(n = 121) 63 (52.06) <0.001 49 (40.50) <0.001 47 (38.84) <0.001
  No(n = 7253) 1378 (18.90)   872 (12.05)   712 (9.82)  
 Alcohol use
  Yes (n = 54) 26 (48.15) <0.001 23 (42.59) <0.001 23 (42.59) <0.001
  No (n = 7320) 1405 (19.19)   898 (12.27)   736 (10.05)  
 Ketamine use
  Yes (n = 28) 13 (46.43) <0.001 10 (33.33) 0.003 9 (47.37) 0.002
  No (n = 7346) 1418 (19.30)   913 (12.43)   750 (10.21)  
 MDMA use
  Yes (n = 31) 12 (34.48) 0.027 10 (28.57) 0.009 9 (25.71) 0.007
  No (n = 7343) 1419 (19.34)   911 (12.41)   750 (10.21)