Factors associated with suicidal behaviors in mainland China: a meta-analysis

16 Jul 2012Ying Li, Yafei Li and Jia Cao

Socio-family environment, lifestyle, life events and psychiatric/psychological factors are associated with suicidal behaviors in China.

Meta Analysis
9 effects
192362 subjects

Reported Outcomes

CausesOutcomeCertainty

Pesticides Exposure Contaminant risk & protective factor

Suicide Brain outcome
Increased risk of Suicide
Brain system

High evidence
92.0%

Post-partum depression Maternity outcome
Post-partum depression
Maternity system

Suicide Brain outcome
Strong increased risk of Suicide
Brain system

Moderate evidence
174.0%

Immune system Lymphatic outcome
Immune system
Lymphatic system

Suicide Brain outcome
Strong decrease risk of Suicide
Brain system

Low evidence
-382.0%

Special Family Selfcare risk & protective factor

Suicide Brain outcome
Increased risk of Suicide
Brain system

High evidence
55.0%

Depression Brain outcome
Depression
Brain system

Suicide Brain outcome
Strong increased risk of Suicide
Brain system

High evidence
174.0%

Smoking Contaminant risk & protective factor
Smoking
Contaminant

Suicide Brain outcome
Increased risk of Suicide
Brain system

High evidence
79.0%

Alcohol Beverage risk & protective factor
Alcohol
Beverage

Suicide Brain outcome
Strong increased risk of Suicide
Brain system

High evidence
150.0%

Drug abuse and addiction Contaminant risk & protective factor

Suicide Brain outcome
Strong increased risk of Suicide
Brain system

High evidence
633.0%

Death of close Relative Selfcare risk & protective factor

Suicide Brain outcome
Strong increased risk of Suicide
Brain system

Moderate evidence
9003.0%