Suicide mortality of young, middle-aged and elderly males and females in Japan for the years 1953-96: time series analysis for the effects of unemployment, female labour force, young and aged population, primary industry and population density.

@article{Yamasaki2008SuicideMO,
  title={Suicide mortality of young, middle-aged and elderly males and females in Japan for the years 1953-96: time series analysis for the effects of unemployment, female labour force, young and aged population, primary industry and population density.},
  author={Akiko Yamasaki and Shunichi Araki and Ryoji Sakai and Kazuhito Yokoyama and A. Scott Voorhees},
  journal={Industrial health},
  year={2008},
  volume={46 6},
  pages={541-9}
}
Effects of nine social life indicators on age-adjusted and age-specific annual suicide mortality of male and female Japanese population in the years 1953-96 were investigated by multiple regression analysis on time series data. Unemployment rate was significantly related to the age-adjusted mortality in both males and females. Also, female labour force participation was positively related to the male mortality; persons and 65 and above was inversely related to the male mortality. Results on the… CONTINUE READING

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