Changes in commonly used methods of suicide in England and Wales from 1901-1907 to 2001-2007.

@article{Thomas2013ChangesIC,
  title={Changes in commonly used methods of suicide in England and Wales from 1901-1907 to 2001-2007.},
  author={Kyla H. Thomas and Ed Beech and D Gunnell},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2013},
  volume={144 3},
  pages={235-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate changes in the range of suicide methods used in two time periods a century apart (1901-1907 and 2001-2007) in England and Wales. METHOD Suicide mortality and population data were obtained for England and Wales from the ONS and used to calculate gender and method-specific mortality rates. RESULTS There have been striking changes in the methods of suicide used since the 1900s. Hanging was the most commonly used method during both time periods. However suicides… CONTINUE READING
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