Table 4

Grade point average and the RR of suicide, by parental education

Parental educationGrade point averageNumber of individualsNumber of suicidesSuicide/100 000 person-yearModel IV*
Low1–217972350422.62.48 (2.08 to 2.95)
High1–28863224622.52.58 (2.12 to 3.14)
Low316430720810.11.23 (1.01 to 1.51)
High316100322011.01.43 (1.18 to 1.74)
Low4–591314847.30.92 (0.71 to 1.19)
High4–52016021857.41 (ref)
  • * Adjusted for graduation year, mother's psychiatric disease, father's psychiatric disease, parent's education, single household, household receiving social welfare, school region, adoption, sex and mother's age.

  • Low: no more than 11 years of education.

  • High: 12 years of education or more.