Association between perceived unsafe environment, being bullied, and suicidal ideation in a representative sample of Puerto Rican adolescents
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Other professions or practice related to public health
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences
Describe the prevalence of suicidal ideation in the past year among Puerto Rican adolescent students Compare the prevalence of suicidal ideation (past year) by gender, age, bullying victimization (past year), depression (last year), and reported perception of feeling unsafe in their environments (homes, communities, schools, or in the parks, basketball courts or other places where they spend time with friends) Evaluate the association between suicidal ideation in the last year and the adolescent’s perception of being unsafe in their homes, communities, or schools, and with being a bullying victim adjusting for possible confounders
Keyword(s): Mental Health, Adolescents
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