Changes in Scottish suicide rates during the Second World War
- Mortality of intentional and unintentional pesticide poisonings in Germany from 1980 to 2010. Moebus, Susanne; Bödeker, Wolfgang // Journal of Public Health Policy;May2015, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p170
Pesticide poisoning is a major public health issue especially in low-income countries. WHO figures show about 3 million pesticide poisonings occurring worldwide annually. A recent systematic review estimated that 360 000 fatalities result from self-poisoning with pesticides, accounting for...
- Public Health at the Crossroads. // American Journal of Public Health;Nov99, Vol. 89 Issue 11, p1645
Recalls the results achieved by a public health campaign based on the threefold program of environmental sanitation, control of communicable disease by bacteriological and serological methods and education in personal hygiene. Death rate from all causes in the New York City, New York in 1824,...
- Mortality Trends Among Working-Age Whites: The Untold Story. Squires, David; Blumenthal, David // Issue Brief (Commonwealth Fund);Jan2016, p1
Recent research has called attention to an unexpected rise in death rates among middle- aged, white Americans between 1999 and 2014. The full extent of the phenomenon may be underappreciated, however. If one assumes, based on historical trends, that mortality rates should have declined by 1.8...
- The Impact of Improving Suicide Death Classification in South Korea: A Comparison with Japan and Hong Kong. Chan, Chee Hon; Caine, Eric D.; Chang, Shu Sen; Lee, Won Jin; Cha, Eun Shil; Yip, Paul Siu Fai // PLoS ONE;May2015, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p1
Introduction: The suicide rate of South Korea has increased dramatically during the past decades, as opposed to steadily decreasing trends in Japan and Hong Kong. Although the recent increase of suicide in South Korea may be related to changing socioeconomic conditions and other contextual...
- 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.
- Health and Economic Crises. // Brooklyn Rail;Oct2014, p20
An interview with JosÃ© Tapia, Associate Professor of History and Politics at Drexel University, Philadelphia, is presented. Among the issues he discussed include the research he has done on the effects of economic crises on health, his comment on statistics that show declines in general...
- Vulnerable patients not at greater risk with legal PAS. // Medical Ethics Advisor;Nov2007, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p128
The article presents the view that legal physician-assisted suicide (PAS) will have a disproportionate effect on death rates for vulnerable people. It discusses that in Oregon and the Netherlands where PAS is legal, annual figures for number of deaths show that PAS as a cause of death marked...