The ecological fallacy and the gender ratio of suicide in China.

@article{Yip2006TheEF,
  title={The ecological fallacy and the gender ratio of suicide in China.},
  author={Paul S F Yip and Ka Yuet Liu},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={2006},
  volume={189},
  pages={
          465-6
        }
}
China is the only country in which the suicide rate is higher among women than men. We provide a demographic perspective on the gender differential in suicide in China. This shows that the male/female ratio of suicide increased between 1991 and 2001 and there is reason to believe this trend will continue. Among the population subgroups, only young women living in rural areas had much higher suicide rates than their male counterparts. It is argued that consideration of the gender ratio of… CONTINUE READING
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