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Table 1 Distribution of suicide methods according to age groups

From: A descriptive study of female suicide deaths from 2005 to 2011 in Van city, Turkey

Age Groups Suicide Methods
Hanging Firearm injury Insecticide intoxication Fall from a height Firearm injury and Stabbing Total
n % n % n % n % n % n %
15 and below 6 9.1 % 2 3.0 % 1 1.5 % 9 13.6 %
16–20 20 30.3 % 9 13.6 % 1 1.5 % 30 45.5 %
21–25 6 9.1 % 3 4.5 % 9 13.6 %
26–30 5 7.6 % 2 3.0 % 7 10.6 %
31–35 4 6.1 % 2 3.0 % 6 9.1 %
36–40 1 1.5 % 1 1.5 %
41–45 1 1.5 % 1 1.5 % 2 3.0 %
46–50 1 1.5 % 1 1.5 %
51 and over 1 1.5 % 1 1.5 %
Total 44 66.7 % 17 25.8 % 3 4.5 % 1 1.5 % 1 1.5 % 66 100.0 %