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Table 2 Socio-demographic, behavioural and psycho-social characteristics among school going adolescent aged 13–17 years in Bhutan, 2016

From: Suicidal ideation and attempt among school going adolescents in Bhutan – a secondary analysis of a global school-based student health survey in Bhutan 2016

VariablesFrequency
(N = 5809)
Percentage
(%)
Total
Age group
 13–15 years3027(52.8)
 16–17 years2782(47.2)
Sex
 Male2515(46.2)
 Female3255(53.1)
 Missing39(0.7)
Type of student
 Day Scholar3184(57.3)
 Boarding2474(40.2)
 Missing151(2.5)
Location
 Rural2693(43.7)
 Urban3116(56.3)
Underweight
 Yes112(2.1)
 No5553(95.2)
 Missing144(2.7)
Overweight
 Yes654(11.1)
 No5011(86.2)
 Missing144(2.7)
Food insecurity
 Never/rare4036(69.6)
 Sometimes1588(27.2)
 Most/always181(3.1)
 Missing04(0.08)
Close friend
 None503(8.6)
 1889(15.1)
 21111(19.0)
 3 or more3259(56.5)
 Missing47(0.8)
 Helpful friend2424(41.8)
 Yes2424(41.7)
 No3370(58.1)
 Missing15(0.2)
Parents Engagement
 Low762(13.1)
 Medium2136(36.2)
 High2911(50.7)
Physical Attack
 Yes2231(38.9)
 No3568(60.9)
 Missing10(0.2)
Physical Fight
 Yes2306(40.1)
 No3483(59.6)
Missing20(0.3)
Sexual Violence
 Yes410(7.1)
 No5368(92.4)
 Missing31(0.5)
Bullying
 Yes1475(25.6)
 No4145(71.0)
 Missing189(3.4)
Loneliness
 Yes721(12.2)
 No5003(86.3)
 Missing85(1.5)
Lack of sleep
 Yes446(7.6)
 No5356(92.3)
 Missing07(0.1)
Urge to use drugs/alcohol
 Never/rare4774(82.1)
 Sometimes819(14.1)
 Most/always202(3.6)
 Missing14(0.2)
Current smoker
 Yes1359(24.5)
 No4416(74.9)
 Missing34(0.6)
Other tobacco use
 Yes1629(70.3)
 No4153(29.2)
 Missing27(0.5)
Drug abuse
 Yes385(7.1)
 No5390(92.3)
 Missing34(0.6)
Suicidal Ideation
 Yes667(87.2)
 No5072(11.6)
 Missing70(1.2)
Suicidal Attempt
 Yes656(88.1)
 No5119(11.3)
 Missing34(0.6)
  1. Weighted analysis done; Percentages are weighted values
  2. Frequencies are unweighted counts