Ethnicity and elderly suicide in Singapore.

@article{Ko1995EthnicityAE,
  title={Ethnicity and elderly suicide in Singapore.},
  author={Soo Meng Ko and Ee Heok Kua},
  journal={International psychogeriatrics},
  year={1995},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={
          309-17
        }
}
In the cosmopolitan city of Singapore the annual suicide rates in the general population from 1985 to 1991 remained fairly constant, with a mean of 15.3 per 100,000. It was highest among Indians (19.5 per 100,000), followed by Chinese (16.2 per 100,000) and Malays (2.3 per 100,000). The suicide rates were higher in elderly people (aged 65 years and over) than in younger age groups (10 to 64 years) and in males than in females. For the elderly, the mean annual suicide rate for this period was 52… CONTINUE READING

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