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Table 3 Age-specific suicide rates per 100,000 population for Ethiopian immigrants in three periods of the study 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)

  Period Age (years)
15–24 25–44 45–64
Total 1985–2000 22.8 (15.8–31.8) 30.6 (22.3–41.0) 51.4 (35.6–71.9)
2001–2010 44.8 (35.6–55.7) 31.3 (24.9–38.9) 29.4 (20.0–41.8)
2011–2017 20.7 (13.0–31.4) 22.8 (17.4–29.4) 26.5 (17.9–37.8)
Rate ratio (1985–2000 / 2001–2010) 0.5 (0.3–0.8) 1.0 (0.7–1.4) 1.7 (1.0–2.9)
Rate ratio (1985–2000 / 2011–2017) 1.1 (0.5–2.5) 1.3 (0.9–2.0) 1.9 (1.2–3.3)
Males 1985–2000 37.3 (24.8–53.8) 36.6 (24.1–53.2) 72.8 (46.7–108.4)
2001–2010 75.7 (59.1–95.5) 53.3 (41.3–67.7) 41.5 (25.7–63.5)
2011–2017 [33.3 (19.7–52.6)] 37.7 (27.9–49.9) 45.5 (29.4–67.1)
Rate ratio (1985–2000 / 2001–2010) 0.5 (0.3–0.8) 0.7 (0.4–1.1) 1.8 (0.9–3.3)
Rate ratio (1985–2000 / 2011–2017) [1.1 (0.6–2.1)] 1.0 (0.6–1.6) 1.6 (0.9–2.9)
  1. Note. Values in brackets are based on fewer than 20 cases
  2. (there were insufficient cases to make the analysis among females)