[Variations of suicide rate in the population. Historical perspective with special reference to the 1970s and 1980s].

  • Finn Gjertsen
  • Published 1995 in
    Tidsskrift for den Norske laegeforening…
The registration of suicide in Norway started in 1826. In the 19th century the statistics were based on information from clergymen. Today they are based on death certificates and additional information. By setting 8.0 per 100,000 population as the division between high versus low suicide rates, the period 1826-1990 can be divided into three parts; high… CONTINUE READING