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Suicide trend in Brazilian adolescents between 1997-2016

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https://doi.org/10.1590/SciELOPreprints.964

Keywords:

Suicide, Adolescents, Time Series Studies, Public Health

Abstract

Objective: to analyze the suicide mortality trend in Brazilian adolescents from 1997 to 2016. Method: ecological study of time series; Prais-Winsten regression was used. Results: 14,852 suicide deaths were recorded, with mortality rates per 100,000 inhabitants of 1.95 in 1997, 2.65 in 2016 and average of 2.14 in the period 1997-2016; deaths predominated in males (67.59%), due to intentional self-harm (84.19%) and occurring at home (52,69%); the Midwest region had the highest rate in the period (3.71 / 100,000 inhabitants), with emphasis on Mato Grosso do Sul (8.3 / 100,000 inhabitants); there was a tendency towards an increase by 1.35% per year in suicide in the general adolescent population (CI95%: 0.56; 2.15), 1.63% in males (CI95%: 0.56 ; 2.29), 3.11% in the North (CI95%: 2.25; 3.98) and 4.19% in the Northeast (CI95%: 2.58; 5.84). Conclusion: suicide mortality in Brazilian adolescents showed an upward trend in the period studied.

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07/15/2020

How to Cite

Fernandes, F. Y. ., Freitas, B. H. B. M. de ., Marcon, S. R. ., Arruda, V. L. de ., Lima, N. V. P. de ., Bortolini, J. ., & Gaíva, M. A. M. . (2020). Suicide trend in Brazilian adolescents between 1997-2016. In SciELO Preprints. https://doi.org/10.1590/SciELOPreprints.964

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Health Sciences