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Table 2 Magnitude of Suicidal Behavior among adolescents

From: Non suicidal self injury and suicidal behavior among adolescents: co-occurrence and associated risk factors

  n = 730
Variables Category n Percent
Life time suicidal ideation, intent and/or attempts Never 563 77.1
Suicidal ideation 76 10.4
Suicidal Plan 58 7.9
Suicide attempts 33 4.5
Frequency of suicidal ideation in the
past 1 year
Never 571 78.2
Once 76 10.4
Twice 50 6.8
3–4 times 16 2.2
Always (≥ 5 times) 17 2.3
Suicidal threats Never 567 77.6
Once 103 14.1
Twice and more 60 8.2
Likely hood of suicide in the future Never 564 77.3
No chance at all 94 12.9
Rather unlikely 63 8.6
Unlikely 6 0.8
Likely 3 0.4