Table 6 - Increasing Risk for the More Serious Suicide Problems:
Youth Risk Behavior Survey Results Based on Identification by Self
or Others as Homosexual/ bisexual, and / or by Sexual Behavior
Survey

Suicidality Category

Mass 95
GLBN (Gay, Lesbian, Bi-
sexual, Not
Sure)  vs
Non-GBLN
Mass 97
GLB* and/or Homo-sex 
Active vs 
Heterosexual
-Identified
Seattle 95
*GLB- 
Identified
vs Hetero-
sexual
Identified
Vermont 95
Males &
Females: Homo-
sex active vs
Hetero-sex 
active.
Mass 93
Males & Fe-
males: omo-
sex active vs Hetero-sex
active. 
Oregon
1999 -GB
Harrased
Boys vs. 
Non-
Harassed
Oregon
1999 -GB
Harrased
Girlss vs. 
Non-
Harassed
Suicide
Considered
Seriously
46.4% vs
24.6%
1.9
More
At Risk
54% vs 
22%
2.5
More
At Risk
34.2% vs 16.7%
2.1
More
At Risk
59.2% vs 
37.1%
1.6
More
At Risk
41.7% vs
28.6%
1.5
More
At Risk
28% vs.
10%
2.8
More
At Risk
44% vs.
20%
2.2
More
At Risk
Suicide
Planned
40.5% vs
17.5%
2.3
More
At Risk
41% vs 
18%
2.3
More
At Risk
31.1% vs 15.7%
2.0
More
At Risk
52,.8 vs 
28.7%
1.8
More
At Risk
 29.7% vs
24.5%
1.2
More
At Risk
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Attempted
Suicide
36.0% vs
8.9%
4.0
More
At Risk
37% vs 
8%
4.6
More
At Risk
20.6% vs 6.7%
3.1
More
At Risk
40.7% vs 
15.2%
2.7
More
At Risk
27.5% vs 13.4%
2.1
More
At Risk
13% vs.
2.6%
5.1
More
At Risk
23% vs.
8.5%
2.7
More
At Risk
Medical Care
Associated
with Suicide
Attempt
---
19% vs.
3.0%
6.3
More
At Risk
9.4% vs.
2.2%
4.3
More
At Risk
26.5% vs.
6.2%
4.3
More
At Risk
20% vs.
4.7%
4.2
More
At Risk
3.8% vs.
0.70%
5.5
More
At Risk
8.2% vs.
2.0%
4.1
More
At Risk
Multiple
Suicide
Attempts
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6.2% vs.
1.04%
5.9
More
At Risk
13.5% vs.
3.6%
3.7
More
At Risk 

Suicide Attempt Incidence is for a "12-month" period,
Incidence Percentage in Each Category: 46.4% vs 24.6% -  Risk Ratio: 1.9

1. Unpublished Studies - 2. Published Studies but relevant data not given. Information obtained from other sources. 3. **More at Risk Factor for GLB Adolescents Compared to Heterosexual Adolescents.4. Defined by Ramsay and Bagley (1985) and Bagley and Ramsay (1985), and used by Bagley and Tremblay (1997): Note 7 - *GLBN = Gay, Lesbian, or Bisexual Identification; N = "Not Sure."