Table 2

AFFED interview guide results

AFFED interview guideTotal N (%)
F
R
E
Q
U
E
N
C
Y
Question 1 (Q1):
Some people in your situation may involuntarily start to think that living like this is not worth it any more. Lately (in the last week or two) have you thought that living like this is not worth it? (N=201 )
No, never158 (78)
Seldom/almost ever7 (3)
Occasionally/sometimes22 (11)
Not every day but almost every day3 (2)
Every day11 (5)
E
X
T
E
N
S
I
O
N
Question 2 (Q2):
When you have had this thought or feeling, have you only thought about it (that you wanted to die) or have you gone further? (N=36 )
Only thought about it10 (28)
Have talked about/mentioned it to someone18 (50)
Have thought about ending life, but never would do it5 (14)
Yes, there is a plan- they may or may not be able to explain it3 (8)
C
A
U
S
E
S
Question 3 (Q3):
What makes you think or feel like that? (N=36 )
Pain or other symptoms17 (48)
Psychological aspects18 (50)
Social or relational aspects11 (31)
Beliefs/values2 (6)
Other motives3 (8)
  • Translation: Q1: Algunas personas en su situación, aunque a veces no lo desean, llegan a pensar que vivir así no vale la pena. En las últimas semanas, ¿ha pensado -alguna vez -algo así?

  • Q2: Cuando ha tenido este pensamiento / sentimiento, ¿solo lo ha pensado o ha ido más lejos (haciendo referencia a si ha considerado adelantar la muerte)?

  • Q3: ¿Qué le hace pensar o sentirse así?

  • AFFED, Assessing Frequency & Extent of Desire to Die.