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Table 7 Primary and secondary outcomes* of suicide prevention program in Malekan County, during 2014–2017

From: Outcomes of community-based suicide prevention program in primary health care of Iran

Year Population Suicide (N = 32) Suicide attempters Attempt to suicide ratio
N Rate (per 100,000) Attempters
N = 821
Collected through adjacent counties **
2013 (before study) 107,000 12 11.22 217
(203 per 100,000)
No data available 18.083
2014 109,000 9 8.25 251
(230 per 100,000)
17 (6.77) 27.88
2015 111,000 5 4.50 202
(182 per 100,000)
21 (10.4) 40.40
2016 112,000 5 4.46 189
(169 per 100,000)
16 (8.4) 37.50
2017 114,000 3 2.63 179
(157 per 100,000)
13 (7.25) 59.66
Total 32 Reduction at the end = 75%
(11.22–2.63/11.22)
Reduction at the end = 22%
(203 − 157 /203)
67 (8.16) -
  1. *The primary outcome: suicide; Secondary outcome: suicide attempt and re-attempt
  2. **Miyandowab, Bonab and Maragheh