Are suicide deaths under-reported? Nationwide re-evaluations of 1800 deaths in Scandinavia

@inproceedings{Tllefsen2015AreSD,
  title={Are suicide deaths under-reported? Nationwide re-evaluations of 1800 deaths in Scandinavia},
  author={Ingvild Maria T\ollefsen and K Helweg-larsen and Ingemar B Thiblin and Erlend Hem and Marianne C Kastrup and Ullakarin Nyberg and Sidsel Rogde and P. A. Zahl and Gunvor \Ostevold and \Oivind Ekeberg},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2015}
}
OBJECTIVE Valid mortality statistics are important for healthcare planning and research. Suicides and accidents often present a challenge in the classification of the manner of death. The aim of this study was to analyse the reliability of the national suicide statistics by comparing the classification of suicide in the Scandinavian cause of death registers with a reclassification by 8 persons with different medical expertise (psychiatry, forensic pathology and public health) from each of the 3… CONTINUE READING
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