Suicide in Blantyre, Malawi (2000-2003).

  title={Suicide in Blantyre, Malawi (2000-2003).},
  author={Charles P Dzamalala and Danny A Milner and N. George Liomba},
  journal={Journal of clinical forensic medicine},
  volume={13 2},
In an attempt to identify at risk individuals, we analysed available information for individuals who committed suicide in Blantyre, Malawi. A retrospective audit of suicides autopsied at the Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital and the University of Malawi College of Medicine mortuaries between January 2000 and December 2003 was analysed by age, sex, residential location, and mode of suicide. Eighty-four suicide cases (65 males, 19 females) represented 17% of all autopsies. The major mode of… CONTINUE READING

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