The influence of ethnicity and social and demographic factors on Swedish suicide rates

@article{Johansson1997TheIO,
  title={The influence of ethnicity and social and demographic factors on Swedish suicide rates},
  author={Leena Maria Johansson and Jan Sundquist and S. -E. Johansson and Jan Qvist and B B Bergman},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
  year={1997},
  volume={32},
  pages={165-170}
}
The aim of this follow-up study, based on individual data, was to analyse the influence of ethnicity and other demographic and social factors on suicide rates between 1986 and 1989 for the Swedish population according to the 1985 census. The data were analysed by sex and age using a Poisson regression model. During the study period there were 8,310 cases of suicide and undetermined death. The main finding in this study was that ethnicity, defined as being foreign-born, was a significant risk… CONTINUE READING