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Table 1 Participant characteristics by location and age group

From: Cross sectional analysis of Chicago vs suburban Cook County suicide deaths among 10–24-year-olds in the Illinois violent death reporting system

  10 to 14   15 to 19   20 to 24  
n = 17   n = 100   n = 182  
Chicago Suburban Cook   Chicago Suburban Cook   Chicago Suburban Cook  
Variable % %   % %     
Sex
 Male 66.7 81.8   83.7 62.7 p < 0.05 80.2 81.5  
 Female 33.3 18.2   16.3 37.3   19.8 18.5  
Race/Ethnicity
 NH White 0.0 54.5 p < 0.05 22.4 74.5 p < 0.05 43.0 65.4 p < 0.05
 NH Black 50.0 27.3   46.9 13.7 p < 0.05 32.0 13.6 p < 0.05
 Hispanic 50.0 18.2   24.5 7.8 p < 0.05 18.0 13.6  
Means/Method
 Firearm 16.7 9.1   42.9 20.0 p < 0.05 33.0 25.0 p < 0.05
 Hanging/Strangulation 83.3 72.7   40.8 52.0   33.0 48.8  
 Poison 0.0 9.1   0.0 14.0 p < 0.05 13.0 18.8