CATEGORIES |
MALES
N = 10,348 |
FEMALES
N = 10,939 |

Harassment based on perceived
homosexual
orientation (percent) in the
past 12 months |
n = 858
(8.3%) |
n = 630
(5.8%) |

Depression: Risk Ratio /
Greater Likelihood
Frequency / Incidence Odds Ratio: Harassed vs.
Non-Harassed
Confidence Interval: 95% (Percentage of category
accounted for by "harassed" group.) |
2.3 Times
37% vs. 15.8% 2.7< |
1.9 Times
56% vs. 29% 2.7< |

Seriously Considered Suicide:
Risk Ratio / Greater Likelihood
Frequency / Incidence Odds Ratio: Harassed vs.
Non-Harassed
Confidence Interval: 95% (Percentage of category accounted
for by "harassed" group.) |
2.8 Times
28% vs. 10% 3.0< |
2.2 Times
44% vs. 20% 2.7< |

Attempted Suicide: Risk Ratio
/ Greater Likelihood
Frequency / Incidence Odds Ratio: Harassed vs.
Non-Harassed
Confidence Interval: 95% (Percentage of category accounted
for by "harassed" group.) |
5.1 Times
13% vs. 2.6% 4.5< |
2.7 Times
23% vs. 8.5% 2.5< |

Suicide Attempt Associated
with Receiving Medical
Attention: Risk Ratio / Greater
Likelihood
Frequency / Incidence Odds Ratio: Harassed vs.
Non-Harassed
Confidence Interval: 95% (Percentage of category accounted
for by "harassed" group.) |
5.1 Times
3.7% vs. 0.72% 3.7< |
4.0 Times
7.8% vs. 1.9% 3.2< |

Repeat Suicide Attempters:
Risk Ratio / Greater Likelihood
Frequency / Incidence Odds Ratio: Harassed vs.
Non-Harassed
Confidence Interval: 95% (Percentage of category accounted
for by "harassed" group.) |
5.9 Times
6.2% vs. 1.04% 4.4< |
3.7 Times
13.5% vs. 3.6% 3.2< |

"During the past 12 months..."**
Q-12:** "...have you ever been harassed at school (or on the way to and
from school) because someone thought your were gay, lesbian or bisexual?"
Answer: Yes / No. **Q-28:** "...did you ever feel so sad or hopeless
almost every day for two weeks or more?" **Q-29:** "...did you ever
seriously consider attempting suicide?" **Q-30:** "...how many times
did you actually attempt suicide?" **Q-31: **"If you attempted suicide
during the past 12 months, did any attempt result in an injury, poisoning,
or overdose that had to be treated by a doctor or nurse?"