Year: 2000 Source: Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, v.39, no.3, (March 1, 2000), p.360-367 SIEC No: 20060045

Hawaiian high school students were surveyed for lifetime suicide attempts, Hawaiian cultural affiliation, socioeconomic status, & symptoms of depression, substance abuse, agression, & anxiety. Multiple logistic regressions were used on 3,094 subjects to develop prediction models for lifetime suicide attempts. Native Hawaiian adolescents had signicantly higher rates of suicide attempts than other adolescents. Hawaiian cultural affiliation rather than ethnicity was uniquely preditive of suicide attempts. (28 refs.)