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Table 4 Sociodemographic and monthly variation of suicide in Ecuador from 2001 to 2015

From: The disease burden of suicide in Ecuador, a 15 years’ geodemographic cross-sectional study (2001–2015)

Civil Status Cumulative % Suicide Count Month Suicide Count Cumulative %
Common-law 17.50% 2283 January 1292 9.9%
Single 48.00% 6248
Married 23.20% 3025 February 970 7.4%
Divorced 1.90% 245
Separated 1.90% 248 March 1087 8.3%
Widower 2.20% 291
Unknown 5.30% 684 April 996 7.6%
Total 100% 13,024
    May 1079 8.3%
Educational Attainment Cumulative % Suicide Count June 1008 7.7%
illiteracy 5.70% 737
Preschool 1.00% 130 July 1043 8.0%
School 48.50% 6323
High School 31.40% 4087 August 1024 7.9%
Undergraduate 4.70% 611
Graduate 0.10% 8 September 1066 8.2%
Unknown 8.70% 1128
Total 100.00% 13,024 October 1105 8.5%
    November 1030 7.9%
Rural/Urban Cumulative % Suicide Count    
Urban 69.90% 9098 December 1016 7.8%
Rural 25.10% 3269
Unknown 5% 657 Unknown 308 2.4%
Total 100% 13,024 Total 13,024 100%