Risk factors for male and female suicide decedents ages 15–64 in the United States

  title={Risk factors for male and female
suicide decedents ages 15–64 in the United States},
  author={Hsiang-Ching Kung and Jane L. Pearson and Xinhua Liu},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
Abstract.Background: Few controlled studies have examined possible gender differences in risk factors for suicide. This paper examined the associations of certain risk factors with suicide among males and females aged 15–64, and the variation in the associations by gender. Methods: A case-control study was constructed from the 1993 National Mortality Followback Survey in the United States. Information concerning age, race, education, living arrangement, marijuana use, excessive alcohol… 
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