TITLE

Prevalence of non-fatal suicide attempts in black Americans is about 4%

AUTHOR(S)
Joe, S.; Baser, R. E.; Breeden, G.
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Evidence Based Mental Health;May2007, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on a study on the prevalence of non-fatal suicide attempts in black Americans. The subjects for the study included 5191 black American adults aged 18 years or above, who completed the National Survey of American Life (NSAL), a nationally representative household survey. The results showed that out of 100 non-institutionalized black Americans, 12 report having had non-fatal suicidal ideation and 4 report having had non-fatal suicide attempts.
ACCESSION #
25580574

 

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