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Table 2 Prevalence of suicide risk outcomes by the type of sexual intercourse experience: KYRBS

From: Type of sexual intercourse experience and suicidal ideation, plans, and attempts among youths: a cross-sectional study in South Korea

Merged 2012 ~ 2013
n = 146,621
Suicide risk outcomes, Responses ‘Yes’ = No. (%)
Females, n = 71,745 Males, n = 74,876
Characteristics Suicide ideation Suicide plan Suicide attempt Suicide ideation Suicide plan Suicide attempt
Yes = No. (%) 15,603 (21.7) 5,240 (7.2) 3,912 (5.5) 10,102 (13.6) 3,637 (4.8) 2,127 (2.8)
Sexual intercourse
 No contact 14,726 (21.0) 4,787 (6.8) 3,494 (5.0) 8,838 (12.7) 3,003 (4.3) 1,678 (2.4)
 Opposite sex 694 (42.2) 308 (18.7) 297 (18.0) 973 (23.8) 446 (10.9) 306 (7.4)
 Same sex 92 (45.9) 74 (34.3) 57 (28.4) 147 (33.7) 93 (22.0) 73 (17.0)
 Both sexes 91 (49.4) 71 (41.2) 64 (34.1) 144 (34.2) 95 (21.6) 70 (16.8)
Socioeconomic factors
School type       
 Single sex 5,052 (20.3) 1,550 (6.2) 1,084 (4.4) 3,219 (13.2) 1,063 (4.3) 587 (2.4)
 Coeducation 10,551 (22.4) 3,690 (7.8) 2,828 (6.1) 6,883 (13.8) 2,574 (5.1) 1,540 (3.0)
Grade Age
 7   2,615 (22.4) 1,049 (9.0) 823 (7.3) 1,553 (12.6) 611 (5.0) 328 (2.6)
 8   2,852 (24.2) 1,128 (9.5) 849 (7.4) 1,710 (13.7) 704 (5.5) 427 (3.4)
 9  ≤ 12 years 2,698 (22.3) 975 (8.1) 714 (6.0) 1,804 (14.4) 679 (5.5) 408 (3.2)
 10   2,502 (21.1) 719 (6.1) 576 (4.8) 1,742 (13.3) 600 (4.5) 386 (2.9)
 11   2,685 (21.4) 802 (6.4) 553 (4.3) 1,689 (14.1) 545 (4.5) 295 (2.5)
 12  ≤ 17 years 2,251 (18.7) 567 (4.6) 397 (3.3) 1,604 (13.3) 498 (4.1) 283 (2.3)
Achivement
 High 1,235 (17.9) 391 (5.8) 258 (4.0) 1,109 (12.9) 441 (5.0) 265 (3.0)
 Mid-high 3,239 (18.7) 1,058 (6.2) 693 (4.1) 2,038 (11.8) 712 (4.0) 404 (2.3)
 Middle 3,760 (18.6) 1,155 (5.6) 831 (4.1) 2,439 (12.3) 821 (4.1) 438 (2.2)
 Mid-low 4,586 (24.4) 1,544 (8.2) 1,208 (6.4) 2,655 (14.8) 924 (5.1) 500 (2.6)
 Low 2,783 (32.0) 1,092 (12.4) 922 (10.5) 1,861 (18.2) 739 (7.3) 520 (5.1)
Economic
 High 734 (21.3) 310 (9.3) 226 (7.0) 945 (14.5) 467 (7.3) 308 (4.7)
 Mid-high 3,069 (19.0) 1,033 (6.3) 759 (4.7) 2,223 (12.0) 771 (4.2) 425 (2.2)
 Middle 6,937 (19.2) 2,227 (6.1) 1,648 (4.6) 3,894 (11.7) 1,329 (3.9) 737 (2.2)
 Mid-low 3,533 (27.5) 1,115 (8.6) 841 (6.5) 2,053 (17.0) 619 (5.0) 368 (2.9)
 Low 1,330 (40.3) 555 (17.3) 438 (13.6) 987 (25.9) 451 (11.8) 289 (7.5)
Family structure
 Both parents 11,771 (20.1) 3,751 (6.4) 2,764 (4.8) 7,788 (12.9) 2,733 (4.5) 1,535 (2.5)
 Mother only 2,020 (26.7) 738 (9.9) 543 (7.3) 1,031 (15.1) 362 (5.2) 225 (3.2)
 Father only 1,051 (29.4) 401 (11.0) 325 (9.1) 739 (16.8) 278 (6.2) 167 (3.6)
 Neither parent 761 (35.6) 350 (17.0) 280 (13.9) 544 (22.0) 264 (11.1) 200 (8.4)
Health risk behaviors
Smoking
 No 13,750 (20.2) 4,366 (6.4) 3,114 (4.6) 7,509 (12.0) 2,579 (4.1) 1,370 (2.2)
 Yes 1,853 (47.9) 874 (23.1) 798 (20.9) 2,593 (22.4) 1,058 (9.1) 757 (6.4)
Drinking
 No 14,329 (20.7) 4,598 (6.6) 3,347 (4.9) 8,798 (12.6) 3,053 (4.3) 1,701 (2.4)
 Yes 1,274 (49.3) 642 (25.2) 565 (21.8) 1,304 (29.0) 584 (13.2) 426 (9.7)
Obesitya
 No 14,162 (21.1) 4,684 (6.9) 3,520 (5.3) 9,408 (13.3) 3,357 (4.7) 1,958 (2.7)
 Yes 1,441 (30.1) 556 (11.5) 392 (8.3) 694 (18.8) 280 (7.5) 169 (4.4)
Health statusb
 Good 13,162 (19.9) 4,246 (6.4) 3,178 (4.9) 8,902 (12.6) 3,137 (4.4) 1,816 (2.5)
 Poor 2,441 (40.7) 994 (16.9) 734 (12.5) 1,200 (30.9) 500 (13.1) 311 (7.9)
STD diagnosisc
 No 15,476 (21.5) 5,147 (7.1) 3,824 (5.4) 9,935 (13.4) 3,511 (4.7) 2,032 (2.7)
 Yes 127 (61.2) 93 (44.4) 88 (42.8) 167 (44.6) 126 (34.5) 95 (24.7)
Violenced
 No 14,765 (20.9) 4,748 (6.7) 3,481 (5.0) 8,877 (12.5) 2,897 (4.0) 1,593 (2.2)
 Yes 838 (55.3) 492 (32.8) 431 (28.7) 1,225 (35.1) 740 (21.6) 534 (15.6)
  1. Notes: All the variables presented P ≤ 0.001, using a chi-square test, except P > 0.05
  2. Unweighted sample size and weighted percentage
  3. Outcome variable (suicide risk outcomes) = binary variable Yes or No
  4. aPerceived very obesity
  5. bResponses for subjective perception of health status
  6. cDiagnosed with sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) including HIV Infection from sexual intercourse
  7. dVictim of violence (being physically assaulted, threatened, or bullied)