HEALTH
Youth Mental Health and Suicide
4 questions polled on this topic
41% response rate
1,102 responded out of 2,692 polled
Aug 7. 2018
Suicide is a major global health concern and one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Have you ever considered suicide?
Aug 7. 2018
A recent study revealed that 61% of persons who attempted suicide were under the age of 25. Have you ever attempted suicide?
Aug 7. 2018
Who do you believe is most at-risk of suicide? Persons
Aug 7. 2018
Do you believe Jamaicans take the mental health of young people seriously?

POLL RESULTS

AUG 7. 2018
Suicide is a major global health concern and one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Have you ever considered suicide?
1,102 responded out of 2,692 polled
Female
58%
Yes
 
Yes
42%
No
 
No

Male
41%
Yes
 
Yes
59%
No
 
No
0-14
29%
Yes
 
Yes
71%
No
 
No

15-19
52%
Yes
 
Yes
48%
No
 
No

20-24
59%
Yes
 
Yes
41%
No
 
No

25-30
52%
Yes
 
Yes
48%
No
 
No

31-34
60%
Yes
 
Yes
40%
No
 
No

35+
0%
Yes
 
Yes
100%
No
 
No
53%
Yes
 
Yes
47%
No
 
No
AUG 7. 2018
A recent study revealed that 61% of persons who attempted suicide were under the age of 25. Have you ever attempted suicide?
1,048 responded out of 1,103 polled
Female
35%
Yes
 
Yes
65%
No
 
No

Male
21%
Yes
 
Yes
79%
No
 
No
0-14
19%
Yes
 
Yes
81%
No
 
No

15-19
33%
Yes
 
Yes
67%
No
 
No

20-24
31%
Yes
 
Yes
69%
No
 
No

25-30
28%
Yes
 
Yes
72%
No
 
No

31-34
50%
Yes
 
Yes
50%
No
 
No

35+
17%
Yes
 
Yes
83%
No
 
No
31%
Yes
 
Yes
69%
No
 
No
AUG 7. 2018
Who do you believe is most at-risk of suicide? Persons
1,020 responded out of 1,048 polled
Female
9%
0 - 14
 
0 - 14
67%
15 - 19
 
15 - 19
15%
20 - 24
 
20 - 24
8%
25 - 29
 
25 - 29

Male
9%
0 - 14
 
0 - 14
62%
15 - 19
 
15 - 19
19%
20 - 24
 
20 - 24
10%
25 - 29
 
25 - 29
0-14
15%
0 - 14
 
0 - 14
65%
15 - 19
 
15 - 19
10%
20 - 24
 
20 - 24
10%
25 - 29
 
25 - 29

15-19
7%
0 - 14
 
0 - 14
80%
15 - 19
 
15 - 19
7%
20 - 24
 
20 - 24
5%
25 - 29
 
25 - 29

20-24
6%
0 - 14
 
0 - 14
63%
15 - 19
 
15 - 19
24%
20 - 24
 
20 - 24
7%
25 - 29
 
25 - 29

25-30
10%
0 - 14
 
0 - 14
54%
15 - 19
 
15 - 19
20%
20 - 24
 
20 - 24
16%
25 - 29
 
25 - 29

31-34
0%
0 - 14
 
0 - 14
67%
15 - 19
 
15 - 19
0%
20 - 24
 
20 - 24
33%
25 - 29
 
25 - 29

35+
40%
0 - 14
 
0 - 14
20%
15 - 19
 
15 - 19
40%
20 - 24
 
20 - 24
0%
25 - 29
 
25 - 29
9%
0 - 14
 
0 - 14
65%
15 - 19
 
15 - 19
17%
20 - 24
 
20 - 24
9%
25 - 29
 
25 - 29
AUG 7. 2018
Do you believe Jamaicans take the mental health of young people seriously?
999 responded out of 1,020 polled
Female
8%
Yes
 
Yes
92%
No
 
No

Male
12%
Yes
 
Yes
88%
No
 
No
0-14
30%
Yes
 
Yes
70%
No
 
No

15-19
10%
Yes
 
Yes
90%
No
 
No

20-24
6%
Yes
 
Yes
94%
No
 
No

25-30
8%
Yes
 
Yes
92%
No
 
No

31-34
0%
Yes
 
Yes
100%
No
 
No

35+
20%
Yes
 
Yes
80%
No
 
No
10%
Yes
 
Yes
90%
No
 
No

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