Table 4 - 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
 Nicholas (1998)
Australia - Thesis Study
Age= 18 - 25
 28.8%
n = 53
GB Males
 7.8%
n = 53
Hetero. Males
 4-times
 Vinke & van Heeringen (1998) Belgium 
Age = 15 - 27 (Mean 20.4)
 12.4%
n = 137
GB  Males
 5.9%
n = 71
Hetero. Males
 2-times
 Herrell et al. (1999)
USA - Vietnam Era Twin Registry: 103 twin pairs, one
twin homo-active; 16 twin
pairs, two twins homo-active.
 14.7%-
18.8%
2.2%-3.9%
4.8-6.7-times
(95% CI: OR =
2.4<5.1<10.9)
Fergusson et al. (1999)
New Zealand - Birth Cohort
Study - Age = 21 Years
32.1%
(Approx)
7.0%
(Approx)
4.6-times
(95% CI: OR =
2.7<6.2<14.3)
Cochran & Mays (2000)
USA - NHANES - Male
Sample, n = 3648,
Age Range = 17-39
19.3%
Males with male
sex partner(s)
in lifetime
3.6%
Males with only
female lifetime 
sex partner(s)
5.4-times
(95% CI: OR = 
2.2<5.4<13.0
Cochran & Mays
(2000) Data
For Males aged 17 to 29
(Estimated)
31.3%
Males with male sex partner(s) in lifetime
(Estimated)
3.6%
Males with only
female lifetime
sex partner(s)
(Estimated)
8.7-times
(95% CI: OR = 
6.4<12.5<24.2
(Estimated)
Cochran & Mays
(2000) Data
For Males aged 17 to 29
(Estimated)
31.3%
Males with male sex partner(s) in lifetime
(Estimated)
3.4%
Males with only
female lifetime
sex partner(s) or
no sex partner
(Estimated)
9.2-times
(95% CI: OR = 
7.1<13.8<26.8
(Estimated)