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Variable Label: Situation during last suicide attempt


SD14

link to respondent booklet (RB, PG 22) Looking at page 22 in your booklet.

Which of the three statements best describes your situation when Experience C happened to you [(' '/the last time)] - 1, 2, or 3?

1 I MADE A SERIOUS ATTEMPT TO KILL MYSELF AND IT WAS ONLY LUCK THAT I DID NOT SUCCEED

2 I TRIED TO KILL MYSELF, BUT KNEW THAT THE METHOD WAS NOT FOOL-PROOF

3 MY ATTEMPT WAS A CRY FOR HELP. I DID NOT INTEND TO DIE

A discrepancy exists between the question text in the surveys. You may wish to compare question text to determine how it affects the variable results.

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1I MADE A SERIOUS ATTEMPT TO KILL MYSELF AND IT WAS ONLY LUCK THAT I DID NOT SUCCEED29943.21%01.49%
2I TRIED TO KILL MYSELF, BUT KNEW THAT THE METHOD WAS NOT FOOL-PROOF11015.90%00.55%
3MY ATTEMPT WAS A CRY FOR HELP. I DID NOT INTEND TO DIE28340.90%01.41%
-8DONT KNOW11-00.05%
.Missing19310-96.49%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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