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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of suicide deaths in Guangzhou, China, 2003 to 2012

From: The impact of ambient air pollution on suicide mortality: a case-crossover study in Guangzhou, China

Factor Groups Suicide deaths (%)
Age group <65 ages 1058 (68.3)
≥65 ages 492 (31.7)
Gender Male 880 (56.8)
Female 670 (43.2)
Educational attainmenta Low 485 (34.1)
High 939 (65.9)
Suicide type Non-violent suicide 187 (12.1)
Violent suicide 1363 (87.9)
Total   1550
  1. aThere were 126 subjects (8.1 %) whose educational attainments were missing, so we calculated the proportion as the number of each category divided by the sum of two education categories