TITLE

Suicides in National Parks -- United States, 2003-2009

AUTHOR(S)
Newman, S.; Akre, E.; Bossarte, R.; Mack, K.; Crosby, A.
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;12/3/2010, Vol. 59 Issue 47, p1546
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the results of a study conducted by the U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Park Service (NPS) to describe the characteristics of and trends in suicides in national parks from 2003 to 2009. The most commonly used methods were firearms and falls. The process of reporting suicides in national parks is described.
ACCESSION #
57051831

 

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