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Table 3 Pearson correlations between socio-environmental factors and suicide for both male (upper value) and females (lower value, italics)§

From: Preliminary spatiotemporal analysis of the association between socio-environmental factors and suicide

  ASM RF MinT MaxT IRSAD IRSD IER IEO PIP UER PPLII
RF 0.017
0.053**
1.000          
MinT 0.073**
0.034
0.449** 1.000         
MaxT 0.076**
0.013
0.163** 0.848** 1.000        
IRSAD -0.147**
-0.061**
-0.007 0.029 0.017 1.000       
IRSD -0.296**
-0.094**
-0.125** -0.233** -0.196** 0.606** 1.000      
IER -0.091**
-0.055**
-0.022 0.104** 0.108** 0.901** 0.361** 1.000     
IEO -0.141**
-0.034
0.090** -0.053** -0.140** 0.772** 0.628** 0.445** 1.000    
PIP 0.163**
0.069**
0.091**
0.075**
0.257**
0.250**
0.280**
0.282**
-0.207**
-0.189**
-0.603**
-0.593**
-0.047*
-0.015
-0.277**
-0.288**
1.000   
UER 0.001
0.037
0.133**
0.115**
-0.019
-0.018
-0.221**
-0.219**
-0.387**
-0.310**
-0.150**
-0.155**
-0.434**
-0.314**
-0.067**
-0.084**
-0.066**
-0.107**
1.000  
PPLII 0.232**
0.059**
0.120**
0.015
-0.019
-0.026
-0.122**
-0.067**
-0.677**
-0.502**
-0.630**
-0.516**
-0.625**
-0.338**
-0.428**
-0.561**
0.132**
0.030
0.493**
0.251**
1.000
PPLEL 0.153**
0.061**
-0.071**
-0.012
-0.003
0.009
0.114**
0.068**
-0.797**
-0.786**
-0.615**
-0.657**
-0.699**
-0.672**
-0.672**
-0.640**
0.357**
0.376**
0.068**
0.054**
0.557**
0.478**
  1. *Significant at the 0.05 level (2-tailed); **Significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed).
  2. §Note: ASM (age-standard mortality rates); RF (rainfall); MinT (minimum temperature); MaxT (max temperature); IRSAD (Index of Relative Socio-economic Advantage and Disadvantage); IRSD (Index of Relative Socio-economic Advantage and Disadvantage); IER (Index of Economic Resources); IEO (Index of Education and Occupation); PIP (proportion of Indigenous population); UER (unemployment rate); PPLII (proportion of population with low individual income); PPLEL (proportion of population with low educational level).