Is socioeconomic position associated with risk of attempted suicide in rural Sri Lanka? A cross-sectional study of 165 000 individuals

@inproceedings{Knipe2017IsSP,
  title={Is socioeconomic position associated with risk of attempted suicide in rural Sri Lanka? A cross-sectional study of 165 000 individuals},
  author={Duleeka W Knipe and D Gunnell and Ravi Pieris and Chamil Priyadarshana and Manjula Weerasinghe and Melissa J Pearson and Shaluka Francis Jayamanne and Andrew H Dawson and Fahim Mohamed and Indika Gawarammana and Keith Hawton and Flemming Konradsen and Michael Eddleston and Chris Metcalfe},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Lower socioeconomic position (SEP) is associated with an increased risk of suicidal behaviour in high-income countries, but this association is unclear in low-income and middle-income countries. METHODS We investigated the association of SEP with attempted suicide in a cross-sectional survey of 165 233 Sri Lankans. SEP data were collected at… CONTINUE READING