Occupation and Suicide

  title={Occupation and Suicide},
  author={S. Stack},
  journal={Social Science Quarterly},
  • S. Stack
  • Published 2001
  • Sociology
  • Social Science Quarterly
  • Objective. Research on occupation and suicide has neglected multivariate models. It is not clear, for example, if persons in alleged “high‐risk” occupations have high suicide risk because of occupational stress associated with the occupation or because of the demographic composition of the people in the occupation. The present study explores the relationship between occupation and suicide for 32 occupational groups. Methods. Data are from the national mortality file tapes, which cover 21 states… CONTINUE READING

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