J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs.  2013 Jun;24(2):135-142. 10.12799/jkachn.2013.24.2.135.

Associated Factors of Suicidal Ideation in Community Residents with Suicidal Attempt Experiences

  • 1Department of Nursing, Yangsan College, Yangsan, Korea. minocin@hanmail.net
  • 2College of Nursing, Pusan National University, Yangsan, Korea.


The purpose of this study isto explore influencing factors which contribute to the suicidal ideation in community residents who have ever experienced suicidal attempts.
The subjects of this study were a total of 165 local residents with some experiences of suicidal attempts in B City and K Province. The data were collected from May 1st to October 30th, 2012 and self-report questionnaires including Suicidal Ideation Inventory, Self-Esteem Inventory, Depression, Family and Social Support Inventory were used as a measurement tool. The data were analyzed using t-test, ANOVA, Pearson correlation coefficients, multiple regression with the SPSS/WIN 18.0 program.
The average score of suicidal ideation in the local residents with experiences of suicidal attempts was 12.7+/-6.25. Predicted factors on suicidal ideation in the local residents with experiences of suicide attempts included self-esteem, depression and physical illness, and the suicidal ideation has a variance explanation power of 54%.
The development and application of intervention programs, which can help to increase self-esteem levels and decrease depression levels among community residents with experiences of suicidal attempts, are first needed. Furthermore, nursing services of customized self-management for people with physical disabilities are needed on the basis of their own physical problems.


Attempted suicide; Suicidal ideations; Self-esteem

MeSH Terms

Nursing Services
Self Care
Suicidal Ideation
Suicide, Attempted
Surveys and Questionnaires

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