National registration system of suicide behaviors in Iran: barriers and challenges.

@article{Hajebi2013NationalRS,
  title={National registration system of suicide behaviors in Iran: barriers and challenges.},
  author={Ahmad Hajebi and Masoud Ahmadzad-Asl and Mona Ershadi and Ali Nikfarjam and Farnoush Davoudi},
  journal={Archives of suicide research : official journal of the International Academy for Suicide Research},
  year={2013},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={416-25}
}
The present article describes the process of developing a national suicide registry in Iran and evaluates the obstacles in this respect. We established a systematic and uniform portal data collection system in the country and evaluated it from March 2009 for a year. The quality of database and data registration challenges were assessed from different aspects. A total number of 41,109 suicide attempts and 1,338 completed suicides were reported from an area that covered 83.6% of Iran's population… CONTINUE READING

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