Table 2: Joinpoint analysis of suicide rates by sex, age group, and residency area in Ecuador, 1997 to 2016.

Gender Age group Residency area Ratea 1997 Ratea 2016 0 Joinpoints 1 Joinpoints 2 Joinpoint
- - - - - Year APC Year APC Year APC
Male 10-14 Urban 2.58 4.54 1997-2016 1.81 1997-2005 13.27* 2004-2016 -4.03*
10-14 Rural 1.33 4.8 1997-2016 5.60* 1997-2014 4.58 2003-2016 8.51*
10-14 Total 2.03 3.92 1997-2016 2.11 1997-2007 8.16* 1997-2007 9.91*
15-19 Urban 9.37 18.72 1997-2016 3.52* 1997-2009 4.84* 1997-2011 5.05*
15-19 Rural 6.73 14.06 1997-2016 4.83* 1997-2010 4.83* 1997-2010 7.51*
15-19 Total 8.29 13.76 1997-2016 2.50* 1997-2009 4.03 1997-2010 4.61*
Female 10-14 Urban 5.13 4.51 1997-2016 -1.12 2004-2016 -3.85 2004-2016 -5.05*
10-14 Rural 1.43 5.06 1997-2016 5.95* 2004-2016 7.63* 2002-2016 7.67*
10-14 Total 3.59 5.85 1997-2016 2.83*
15-19 Urban 12.68 9.95 1997-2016 -0.78 2006-2016 -3.73 2004-2016 -3.79*
15-19 Rural 9.49 9.6 1997-2016 0.31
15-19 Total 11.52 12.93 1997-2016 1.44

APC indicates the estimated annual percent change;
*The annual percent change is significantly different from 0 (two-side p < 0.05)
a Suicide rate per 100, 000 population.

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