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Table 1 Age-adjusted suicide rates per 100,000 population (age 15+) for the three population groups (1990–20(17, and rate ratios (95% confidence intervals are indicated in parentheses)

From: Suicide rates and risk factors for suicide among Israeli immigrants from Ethiopia (1985–2017)

  Ethiopian immigrants (EI) Former Soviet Union immigrants (FSUI) Israeli-born (IB) Rate ratio
N Rate N Rate N Rate EI/FSUI EI/IB FSUI/IB
Total 447 30.2 (27.4–33.1) 2116 12.0 (11.4–12.5) 4194 7.3 (7.1–7.6) 2.5 (2.3–2.8) 4.1 (3.7–4.6) 1.6 (1.5–1.7)
Males 353 47.5 (42.5–52.6) 1672 21.1 (20.0–22.1) 3324 11.5 (11.1–12.0) 2.3 (2.0–2.5) 4.1 (3.7–4.6) 1.8 (1.7–1.9)
Females 94 13.0 (10.4–16.0) 444 4.2 (3.8–4.6) 870 3.2 (2.9–3.4) 3.1 (2.4–3.9) 4.1 (3.3–5.1) 1.3 (1.2–1.5)
Rate ratio (males/females)   3.7 (2.9–4.6)   5.0 (4.5–5.6)   3.6 (3.3–4.0)    
  1. N Number of suicides