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Table 2 Trends in Methods of Suicide and Undetermined Intent Death in 15 – 29 year old males in Scotland, 1980 – 2004

From: Reduction in young male suicide in Scotland

Joinpoints (Years) Time Period EAPC1 95% CI2
Poisoning    
2 joinpoints 1980 – 1984 -14.3 -32.5 – +8.9
1984 1984 – 1992 +15.1 +4.0 – +27.4
1992 1992 – 2004 -2 -6.4 – +2.4
Gases    
1 joinpoint 1980 – 1993 +10.3 +6.4 – +15.2
1993 1993 – 2004 -15.3 -19.6 – -10.8
Hanging    
1 joinpoint 1980 – 2000 +9.4 +7.4 – +11.5
2000 2000 – 2004 -11.9 -29.1 – +9.4
Drowning    
0 joinpoints 1980 – 2004 +2.0 +0.19 – +3.8
Firearms    
0 joinpoints 1980 – 2004 -4.7 -7.3 – -2.1
Cutting    
0 joinpoints 1980 – 2004 +0.88 -3.8 – +5.8
Jumping    
0 joinpoints 1980 – 2004 +4.3 +1.7 – +6.9
  1. 1 Estimated annual percentage change in rate
  2. 2 95% confidence interval