Suicide and employment status during Ireland's Celtic Tiger economy.

  title={Suicide and employment status during Ireland's Celtic Tiger economy.},
  author={P Corcoran and Ella Arensman},
  journal={European journal of public health},
  volume={21 2},
BACKGROUND  Studies have identified employment as a protective factor against suicide. We examined employment status and risk of suicide in Ireland during the 11-year period 1996-2006, a period of economic boom commonly known as the Celtic Tiger.  METHODS  Data relating to the 5270 suicides and 789 deaths of undetermined intent registered as occurring in Ireland in 1996-2006 and relevant population data were obtained from the Irish Central Statistics Office and analysed using Poisson… CONTINUE READING
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