Influence of socio-economic crisis on epidemiological characteristic of suicide in the region of Nis (southeastern part of Serbia, Yugoslavia)

@article{Petrovich2001InfluenceOS,
  title={Influence of socio-economic crisis on epidemiological characteristic of suicide in the region of Nis (southeastern part of Serbia, Yugoslavia)},
  author={Beatrice Petrovich and B. Tiodorovich and B. Kocich and M. Cvetkovich and L. Blagojevich},
  journal={European Journal of Epidemiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={17},
  pages={183-187}
}
It is well known that gross social crises greatly influence the change in epidemiological features of suicide. The aim of this study is to determine whether the social-economic crisis in Yugoslavia influenced the change in epidemiological features of suicide in the region of Nis (southeastern Serbia). The material included death certificates for 1987–1999. The rates were calculated per 100,000 inhabitants (1991 Census) and standardization was performed by direct method (Segi's world population… CONTINUE READING