Occupation and Suicide

@article{Stack2001OccupationAS,
  title={Occupation and Suicide},
  author={Steven Stack},
  journal={Social Science Quarterly},
  year={2001},
  volume={82},
  pages={384-396}
}
  • S. Stack
  • Published 1 June 2001
  • Psychology
  • 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… Expand

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