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Suicidio en estudiantes universitarios en Bogotá, Colombia, 2004–2014

Overview of attention for article published in Ciência & Saúde Coletiva, January 2017
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Title
Suicidio en estudiantes universitarios en Bogotá, Colombia, 2004–2014
Published in
Ciência & Saúde Coletiva, January 2017
DOI 10.1590/1413-81232017221.22452015
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Saúl Alonso Franco, Martha Lucia Gutiérrez, Julián Sarmiento, Decsy Cuspoca, Javier Tatis, Alejandro Castillejo, Miguel Barrios, Magnolia del Pilar Ballesteros-Cabrera, Sara Zamora, Carlos Iván Rodríguez

Abstract

We report the results of a retrospective, descriptive, qualitative study of suicide among university students in Bogotá, Colombia. The objective of this study was to document the magnitude, principal characteristics, and impact of this phenomenon in the selected population. A semi-structured survey was employed to collect information from 66 individuals linked to the universities. A total of 45 cases of suicide were documented in the study period (2004 - 2014). Of these, 69% occurred in males and 31% in females. The age range was 17 - 27 years, with 62% of the cases in the 19 - 22 year-old group. The most common mechanisms employed were suffocation and poisoning, followed by intentional falls, use of a firearm, and drug overdose. The selected location was the place of residence in 52% of cases and the university campus in 16% of cases. The distribution of students by area of knowledge showed a predominance of social and human science (44%) followed by engineering (22%). A history of difficulties in family and affective relationships was common among victims, as was a history of exposure to intolerance of differences in sexual orientation. The individuals surveyed expressed a wide range of interpretations of the significance of suicide, both positive (courage, self-affirmation, autonomy) and negative (defeat, despair, and an inability to adapt).

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 122 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 30 25%
Student > Master 13 11%
Student > Postgraduate 8 7%
Other 7 6%
Researcher 7 6%
Other 20 16%
Unknown 37 30%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Nursing and Health Professions 20 16%
Medicine and Dentistry 19 16%
Psychology 18 15%
Social Sciences 5 4%
Arts and Humanities 4 3%
Other 16 13%
Unknown 40 33%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 10. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 28 July 2017.
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#1,146,497
of 11,530,102 outputs
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#11
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#44,873
of 262,976 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Ciência & Saúde Coletiva
#1
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