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Table 4 Decomposition of the reversing suicide rate trends in the east and central urban regions

From: Suicide rates in China, 2004–2014: comparing data from two sample-based mortality surveillance systems

  Male Female
Due to change in population proportion Due to change in suicide rates Due to change in population proportion Due to change in suicide rates
East Urban (2011–2014)
 10–34 0.6% − 1.7% 0.3% − 1.1%
 35–64 −1.8% 10.4% −0.9% 3.0%
 65+ 7.5% −2.8% 6.1% − 2.5%
Central Urban (2008–2014)
 10–34 −0.2% 0.2% −0.1% − 0.1%
 35–64 2.3% −2.2% 1.2% −4.5%
 65+ 0.6% 3.3% 0.9% 0.7%
  1. Percentage of relative contributions are presented