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Family trouble biggest cause of student suicides: data



Family trouble was the biggest cause of suicides among students in elementary through high school at 37.5 percent in the first seven months of this year, data showed Tuesday.

According to data submitted by the education ministry to Rep. Kim Tae-won of the ruling Saenuri Party, a total of 88 students in grades one through 12 committed suicide in the period, of which 33 students, or 37.5 percent, took their own lives due to family trouble. (Yonhap)

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