Spatial Clustering of Suicide and Associated Community Characteristics, Idaho, 2010–2014

  title={Spatial Clustering of Suicide and Associated Community Characteristics, Idaho, 2010–2014},
  author={Ahmed M. Kassem and Kris Carter and Christopher J Johnson and Christine Hahn},
  journal={Preventing Chronic Disease},
Introduction In 2015, Idaho had the fifth highest suicide rate in the United States. Little is known about the characteristics of areas in Idaho with high suicide rates. To aid suicide prevention efforts in the state, we sought to identify and characterize spatial clusters of suicide. Methods We obtained population data from the 2010 US Census and the 2010–2014 American Community Survey, analyzed data on suicides from death certificates, and used a discrete Poisson model in SaTScan to identify… 
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