Table 1: Description of adolescent suicide attempters ( ) and Nonattempters ( ).

VariableAll adolescentsAttemptersNon
attempter
M(SD)/
(%)
M(SD)/
(%)
M(SD)/
(%)

Age15.5 (2.0)15.3 (1.8)15.6 (2.3).814
Parent education10.6 (3.7)10.2 (3.8)11.0 (3.5).148
Hispanic group
 Puerto Rican82 (35.3%)44 (36.1%)38 (34.6%).809
 Dominican64 (27.6%)38 (31.5%)26 (23.6%).505
 Mexican27 (11.6%)17 (13.9%)10 (9.1%).178
 Colombian23 (9.9%)5 (4.0%)18 (16.4%).007
 Other36 (15.5%)20 (16.4%)16 (14.5%).505
Hispanic cultural involvement2.9 (0.7)2.9 (0.7)2.9 (0.6).697
US cultural involvement3.6 (0.5)3.5 (0.5)3.6 (0.4).851
Mother-daughter mutuality4.2 (0.9)3.9 (0.9)4.4 (0.8).001
Withdrawn depressive5.9 (3.4)7.4 (3.1)4.4 (3.0).001
Anxious depressive8.2 (5.6)10.7 (5.6)5.6 (4.2).001
Somatic complaints6.3 (4.0)7.7 (4.1)4.9 (3.1).001