Year: 1992 Source: Annual Meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, (25th: 1992: Chicago), p.230-232 SIEC No: 19940450

The psychometric characteristics of the Suicidal Ideation Questionnaire (SIQ) were examined in a large sample of adolescents. Significant gender differences were found, with girls demonstrating higher levels of suicidal ideation. Hispanic youth demonstrated significantly higher scores than white or African American subjects on the SIQ & SIQ-JR. Internal concistency reliability estimates of the SIQ were high for the total sample & for boys & girls.