Table 3 - Gay / Bisexual Male Youth Lifetime
"Suicide Attempt" DATA Studies With
"Heterosexual" Male Control Samples
STUDY
Attempt %
"Homo/Bi"
Attempt %
"Hetero"
"X" - Times
More At Risk
 Bell & Weinberg, 1978
U.S.A.  (White Males to age 17)
Mean Age = 36 years
  4.9%
n = 575
GB males
 0.35%
n = 282
Heterosexual
Males
14-times
(Estimated)
 Bell & Weinberg, 1978
U.S.A. (White Males to age 21)
Mean Age = 36 years
  9.5%
n = 575
GB males
 0.70%
n = 282
Heterosexual
Males
13.6-times
(95% CI: OR =
3.6<14.9<61.6
(Estimated)
 Bell & Weinberg, 1978
U.S.A. (White Males to age 25)
Mean Age = 36 years
  14.4%
n = 575
GB males
 2.47%
n = 282
Heterosexual
Males
5.8-times
(95% CI: OR =
3.0<6.7<14.6
(Estimated)
 Harry, 1983
(Bell & Weinberg, 1978 Sample)
U.S.A. White & Black Males - lifetime - Mean Age = 36 years
 18.4%
n = 683
GB males
 3.0%
n = 337
Heterosexual
Males
6-times 
(95% CI: OR =
3.8<7.4<14.3
(Estimated)
 Bagley & Tremblay (1997)
Canada (Suicide Attempt) GB
Males = 62.5% of attempters.
Age Range = 18 - 27 (Mean 22.7)
6.1%
 n = 82
10.9% of Sample
Homo/Bi Males
0.45% 
n = 668
89.1% of Sample
Hetero. Males
 13.9-times
(95% CI: OR =
3.4<14.4<61.4)
(Estimated)
 Bagley & Tremblay (1997)
Canada (Self-Harm, includes attempters) GB Males = 26.0% of
males in "self-harm" category.
Age Range = 18 - 27 (Mean 22.7)
15.8%
 n = 82
10.9% of Sample
Homo/Bi Males
5.5% 
n = 668
89.1% of Sample
Hetero. Males
 3-times
(95% CI: OR =
1.6<3.2< 6.3)
Estimated