Trends in suicide in Scotland 1981 - 1999: age, method and geography
- An analysis of the excess mortality profile during the 2006 Chikungunya Fever epidemic in Mauritius. Ramchurn, S. K.; Goorah, S. S. D.; Makhan, M. // Internet Journal of Medical Update;Jul2010, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p3
The Island of Mauritius was affected by a large scale epidemic outbreak of Chikungunya Fever (CHIKF) from February to April 2006. It was observed that this epidemic was associated with an excess mortality during the months of March to May 2006 in Mauritius. This study was aimed to analyze the...
- Report: Death registrations in England and Wales, 1999: area of residence. // Health Statistics Quarterly;Autumn2000, Vol. 7, p87
The article focuses on the results of a report on death registrations in England and Wales in 1999. Manchester and Liverpool in England have the highest levels of mortality among health authorities. By comparing the number of deaths actually occurring in an area with the number that would have...
- Population Variation in Cause of Death: Level, Gender, and Period Effects. Gage, Timothy B. // Demography;May94, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p271
This article discusses population variation trends concerning causes of death with respect to expectation of life, sex, differences and period effects. According to various survey data, last century has witnessed an unprecedented decline in the level of mortality and a resulting and unparalleled...
- Population density and suicide in Scotland. Stark, C.; Hopkins, P.; Gibbs, D.; Belbin, A.; Hay, A. // Rural & Remote Health;Jul2007, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p1
Introduction: Suicide rates among men have increased in Scotland while falling in neighbouring countries. A national suicide prevention strategy has been produced. Previous work found that some rural areas of Scotland had higher than average rates of male suicide and undetermined deaths. This...
- TEMPORAL VARIATIONS IN MORTALITY: A COMPARISON OF U. S. SUICIDES AND MOTOR VEHICLE FATALITIES, 1972-1976. Bollen, Kenneth A. // Demography;Feb1983, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p45
Among the various types of mortality, motor vehicle fatalities (MVF) and suicides are two that are very responsive to social, economic, and psychological factors. The analysis of the temporal patterns of suicides and MVF points to important but neglected forces affecting them. This paper...
- PREDICTING THE ITALIAN SUICIDE RATE FOR 1864â€“1962. Lester, David // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Dec2001, Vol. 93 Issue 3, p704
Examines the prediction of the suicidal rate from 1864 to 1962 in Italy. Association of the suicide rates with birth and death rates; Use of Cochrane-Orcutt method; Regression coefficient of birth rates.
- Variation in national suicide rates over time. Lester, David // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Jun99 Part 2, Vol. 88 Issue 3, p1126
Focuses on a report by D. Lester and B. Yang, which suggests that nations with high proportion of population under the age of 15 had suicide rates showing greater variation over the period 1960-1990. Most common correlates of the coefficient of variation; Participation in the labor force.
- QuickStats. Jiaquan Xu // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;4/5/2013, Vol. 62 Issue 13, p257
A chart is presented that shows the annual age-adjusted death rates for suicide and homicide, by African American or White race in the U.S. from 1999-2010 is presented.
- GENDER AND AGE-SPECIFIC DYNAMICS OF SUICIDES IN THE BALTIC STATES DURING THE TRANSITION PERIOD. Tooding, Liina-Mai; V�rnik, Airi; Wasserman, Danuta // TRAMES: A Journal of the Humanities & Social Sciences;2004, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p299
A strong age-specific differentiation in the dynamics of suicide risk in all age groups observed during the transition period in the three Baltic states has been established. Considering that the dynamics of suicide risk had regular cyclic character, it could be suggested that the factor of...