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Table 2 Age-specific suicide rates per 100,000 population for the three population groups (1990–2017) 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)

Age (years) Ethiopian immigrants (EI) Former Soviet Union immigrants (FSUI) Israeli-born (IB)
Rates Rate ratio (EI/IB) Rates Rate ratio (FSUI/IB) Rates
A. Both genders
 15–24 31.7 (26.5–37.6) 6.2 (5.1–7.4) 10.6 (9.3–11.9) 2.1 (2.4–3.7) 5.1 (4.8–5.5)
 25–44 28.0 (24.1–32.4) 4.5 (3.8–5.2) 12.1 (11.3–13.0) 1.9 (2.0–2.7) 6.3 (6.0–6.6)
 45–64 32.4 (26.1–39.9) 3.6 (2.9–4.5) 11.9 (11.0–12.9) 1.3 (2.2–3.4) 9.0 (8.4–9.5)
 65+ 29.8 (21.7–40.0) 2.7 (1.9–3.7) 14.3 (13.1–15.6) 1.3 (1.5–2.9) 11.2 (9.9–12.6)
 Rate ratio (65+/15–24) 0.9 (0.7–1.3) 1.4 (1.2–1.6) 2.2 (1.9–2.5)
B. Males
 15–24 53.3 (43.9–64.1) 6.6 (5.4–8.1) 18.0 (15.7–20.5) 2.2 (2.4–3.7) 8.1 (7.5–8.7)
 25–44 44.2 (37.2–52.1) 4.5 (3.7–5.3) 21.5 (19.9–23.3) 2.2 (1.7–2.5) 9.9 (9.4–10.4)
 45–64 49.5 (38.4–62.9) 3.5 (2.7–4.5) 21.1 (19.2–23.0) 1.5 (1.8–3.1) 14.3 (13.4–15.3)
 65+ 43.1 (29.5–60.8) 2.5 (1.7–3.7) 25.3 (22.7–28.1) 1.5 (1.2–2.5) 17.3 (15.0–19.9)
 Rate ratio (65+/15–24) 0.8 (0.5–1.2) 1.4 (1.2–1.7) 2.1 (1.8–2.5)
  1. (there were insufficient cases to make the analysis among females)