Table 1
Prevalence of suicidal thoughts among off-reserve First Nations, Métis and Inuit, aged 26 to 59, by sex and selected characteristics, Canada, 2012

Table 1:
Prevalence of suicidal thoughts among off-reserve First Nations, Métis and Inuit, aged 26 to 59, by sex and selected characteristics, Canada, 2012
Table summary
This table displays the results of Prevalence of suicidal thoughts among off-reserve First Nations. The information is grouped by Characteristics (appearing as row headers), Off-reserve First Nations, Métis , Inuit, Men and Women, calculated using percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Characteristics Off-reserve First Nations Métis Inuit
Men Women Men Women Men Women
percent
Self-reported-physician-diagnosed
mood and/or anxiety disorders
 
NoNote  12.7 17.4 10.8 13.7 19.4 19.2
Yes 64.6Note * 46.8Note * 42.8Note * 48.1Note * 56.4Note E: Use with cautionNote * 52.9Note *
High self-worth (no feelings of
worthlessness in past month)
 
NoNote  55.9 52.0 36.3 52.5 49.6 49.5
Yes 16.0Note * 18.4Note * 11.7Note * 15.7Note * 17.3Note * 16.5Note *
Drug use (prescription or street drugs for
recreation use)
 
NoNote  12.0Note E: Use with caution 20.2 10.0 18.4 17.6 21.8
Yes 42.4Note * 47.8Note * 29.1Note * 46.1Note * 44.5Note * 37.1Note E: Use with caution
Heavy, frequent drinking (five or more drinks at least once a week)  
NoNote  21.9 25.3 14.6 22.8 20.4 22.3
Yes 18.8Note E: Use with caution 32.8 17.5Note E: Use with caution 35.1Note E: Use with caution 44.0Note E: Use with cautionNote * 42.0Note E: Use with cautionNote *
Daily smoking  
NoNote  16.9 21.7 11.6 20.2 17.0Note E: Use with caution 17.7Note E: Use with caution
Yes 31.2Note * 33.4Note * 21.3Note * 30.7Note * 28.0Note * 28.7Note *
Excellent/very good self-reported
health
 
NoNote  31.2 33.2 18.5 34.5 26.7 29.1
Yes 12.0Note * 16.3Note * 11.9Note * 12.3Note * 18.9 15.4Note *
Marital status  
Married/common-lawNote  18.8 19.3 10.9 18.5 19.4 20.3
Widowed/divorced/separated 27.5Note E: Use with caution 38.0Note * 22.8Note E: Use with cautionNote * 36.1Note * 42.6Note E: Use with caution 31.9Note E: Use with caution
Single (never married) 25.4Note E: Use with caution 29.2Note * 23.3Note * 26.7Note * 26.1Note E: Use with caution 28.0
Personal/parent/grandparent
history of residential school
 
NoNote  16.9Note E: Use with caution 18.9 9.9 20.4 20.1Note E: Use with caution 18.7
Yes 23.2 28.7Note * 18.2Note * 30.7Note * 22.7 26.9
Don't know/refusal/not stated 25.6Note E: Use with caution 29.7Note * 23.0Note * 21.8 29.5Note E: Use with caution 20.9Note E: Use with caution
Adjusted after-tax household income quintilesNote §  
First quintile 33.8Note E: Use with caution 31.6 29.6 35.9 35.7Note E: Use with caution 33.5Note E: Use with caution
Second quintile 20.7Note E: Use with caution 35.3 20.7Note E: Use with caution 31.5 20.5Note E: Use with caution 23.1Note E: Use with caution
Third quintile 16.9Note E: Use with caution 24.0Note E: Use with caution 12.6Note E: Use with caution 20.5 25.8Note E: Use with caution 25.5Note E: Use with caution
Fourth quintile 19.1Note E: Use with caution 18.2 13.1Note E: Use with caution 15.2 22.8Note E: Use with caution 19.4Note E: Use with caution
Fifth quintile 16.8Note E: Use with caution 16.0Note E: Use with caution 9.2Note E: Use with caution 16.5 13.1Note E: Use with caution 16.9Note E: Use with caution
Highest level of schooling  
Less than high schoolNote  23.1Note E: Use with caution 31.9 20.6 24.7 23.3 20.7
High school 23.9Note E: Use with caution 24.9 14.4Note E: Use with caution 27.5 29.5 28.5Note E: Use with caution
Postsecondary education 18.4 24.2 13.2Note * 20.9 19.0Note E: Use with caution 25.0
Remoteness (weak or non-metropolitan
influenced zone)
 
NoNote  21.3 26.3 15.1 23.9 18.1Note E: Use with caution 26.1Note E: Use with caution
Yes 22.6Note E: Use with caution 21.4Note E: Use with caution 13.6Note E: Use with caution 20.1Note E: Use with caution 24.4 23.1
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