Immigration and suicidal behavior among Mexicans and Mexican Americans.


OBJECTIVES We examined migration to the United States as a risk factor for suicidal behavior among people of Mexican origin. METHODS We pooled data from 2 nationally representative surveys in the United States (2001-2003; n = 1284) and Mexico (2001-2002; n = 5782). We used discrete time survival models to account for time-varying and time-invariant… (More)
DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2008.135160


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@article{Borges2009ImmigrationAS, title={Immigration and suicidal behavior among Mexicans and Mexican Americans.}, author={Guilherme Borges and Joshua A. Breslau and Maxwell Su and Matthew Miller and Mar{\'i}a Elena Medina-Mora and Sergio A Aguilar-Gaxiola}, journal={American journal of public health}, year={2009}, volume={99 4}, pages={728-33} }