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Table 2 Comparison of methods of suicide by gender

From: Difference in suicide methods used between suicide attempters and suicide completers

  Male Female Total
  N % N % N %
Drug poisoning 68 32.5 180 61.9 248 49.6
Gas poisoning 27 12.9 7 2.4 34 6.8
Pesticide or herbicide 52 24.9 22 7.6 74 14.8
Other chemical poisoning 7 3.3 13 4.5 20 4.0
Hanging 13 6.2 12 4.1 25 5.0
Drowning 2 1.0 2 0.7 4 0.8
Stabbing 33 15.8 44 15.1 77 15.4
Jumping 7 3.3 11 3.8 18 3.6
Total 209 100.0 291 100.0 500 100.0