Predictors of Suicidal thoughts in High School in Korea

Young-Ju Jee, Kyoung-Nam Kim
2015 Asia-pacific Journal of Multimedia services convergent with Art Humanities and Sociology  
High school students are experiencing excessive competitive entrance examination. High school students have been receiving physical and mental health is threatened. People with suicidal ideation, The people tried to commit suicide. This study was was to investigate the condition surrounding suicidal ideation and related factors among high school students in Korea. This study used a cross-section design with secondary analysis of National Youth Policy Institure. Data from 2,234 participants of
more » ... 13 Youth and Children Data Archive were analyzed. Statistical analyses were conducted on weighted data using SPSS 20.0 to account for the complex sampling designs. Complex samples logistic regression analysis, gender, academic achievement, economy status, the overall mental health status, depression, anxiety, delinquent were associated with an increased proportion of suicidal ideation for high school students. Boys had 2.52 times higher possibility of suicidal ideation than girls, The overall mental health status 1.34 times, delinquent 0.94 times and depression 0.89 times had higher possibility of suicidal ideation. The results of this study
doi:10.14257/ajmahs.2015.12.35 fatcat:ffpgfyj4zbdahkav5tmx3b5ila