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Table 1 Selected socio-demographic characteristics of the study population in the Guyana Global School-Based Health Survey, 2004

From: Prevalence and associated factors of suicidal ideation among school-going adolescents in Guyana: results from a cross sectional study

  Total
100 (1197)
Males
49.0 (504)
Females
51.0 (693)
Age (years)    
   <14 25.8 (302) 24.1 (115) 27.4 (187)
   14 30.3 (378) 32.4 (165) 28.3 (213)
   15 32.5 (386) 28.7 (146) 36.2 (240)
   ≥16 11.4 (131) 14.8 (78) 8.1 (53)
Smoking    
   No 92.9 (1077) 89.2 (429) 96.4 (648)
   Yes 7.1 (75) 10.8 (51) 3.6 (24)
Alcohol use    
   No 55.3 (684) 43.6 (226) 66.5 (458)
   Yes 44.7 (513) 56.4 (278) 33.5 (235)
Bullied    
   No 61.1 (664) 59.2 (269) 62.9 (395)
   Yes 38.9 (410) 40.9 (182) 37.1 (228)
Depression    
   No 67.4 (789) 71.1 (347) 64.1 (442)
   Yes 32.6 (385) 29.0 (140) 35.9 (245)
Suicidal ideation    
   No 81.6 (953) 85.1 (417) 78.4 (536)
   Yes 18.4 (219) 14.9 (72) 21.6 (147)
Close friends    
   No 9.2 (106) 8.6 (42) 9.8 (64)
   Yes 90.8 (1091) 91.4 (462) 90.2 (629)
Understanding parents    
   No 22.0 (258) 21.7 (108) 22.2 (150)
   Yes 78.1 (912) 78.3 (381) 77.8 (531)