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Teen Suicidal Behavior 1997

A Survey of Oregon High School Students


Published September 1998 / ISSN 1520-5681
Prepared by: David Hopkins
Acknowledgments: Many people reviewed and otherwise contributed to this report, including Melissa Franklin, Tammis Alexander, Linda Duke, David Fleming, M.D., Joyce Grant-Worley, Elinor Hall, Grant Higginson, M.D., Tina Kent, David Lane, Phyllis Mason, Andy Osborn, Cathy Riddell, Ken Rosenberg, M.D., and Jill Skrezyna.

Table of Contents

PDF fileFIGURES

PDF fileTABLES

PDF fileINTRODUCTION, REFERENCES AND ENDNOTES

PDF fileMETHODOLOGY

PDF fileCONCLUSIONS

PDF fileAPPENDIX A. Acknowledgment of Participating Schools

PDF fileAPPENDIX B. YRBS Questions Included in This Report

PDF fileAPPENDIX C. Risky Behavior and the Home Environment

PDF fileAPPENDIX D. Suicide Attempts and Deaths, 1994-1996

PDF fileAPPENDIX E. School-based Health Centers

PDF fileRESULTS

  • Number at Risk
  • Demographics
    • Gender
    • Grade
    • Race/Ethnicity
    • Socioeconomic Status
  • Home Environment
    • Caring Adults
    • Physical Abuse
    • Sexual Abuse
    • Emotional Problems
    • Household Smoking
  • School Environment
    • \School Size
    • Harassment
    • Weapon-carrying
    • Violence
  • Personal Behaviors
    • Weight
    • Substance Abuse
    • Sexual Behavior

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